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Hold the mushrooms, please

In this charming field guide, a mother and her daughters walk in the woods, getting up close and personal with the fungi

PICTURE BOOK

* The Mushroom Fan Club

Elise Gravel

D&Q Enfant, Ages 6+

IT WOULD BE hard to find a more charming non-fiction picture book – about a seemingly unpleasant topic – than The Mushroom Fan Club, Montreal author-illustrator Elise Gravel’s celebration of the titular members of the fungi kingdom. The usual kids’ book move – take something gross (acne, poop, creepy-crawlies) and amp up the ew factor – is almost entirely absent here. Gravel really, really likes mushrooms and sees them not as gross or icky, but as downright beautiful and cool.

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