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Take a sneak peek at the funny Cajun characters artist Jim Harris is painting for the newest Cajun fractured fairytale:  Jacques and de Beanstalk.

Print some coloring pages of funny animals Jim Harris sketched in the process of creating his picture books.

Meet the adorable puppies from Jim Harris’s new wiggly-eyeball picture book, Ten Little Puppies.



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‘Mort the Koala’ from The Trouble With Cauliflower, illustrated by Jim Harris.



Print out some bright and colorful flashcards for speedy learning today!
Each set of large-format dog-breed flashcards features the popular dog breeds from Ten Little Puppies, the wiggly-eyeball counting book by Jim & Marian Harris.  Breeds include  German shepherd, Border collie, Husky, Poodle, Yorkshire terrier, Irish setter, Dachshund, Bulldog, Beagle, Newfoundland, and Dalmatian .
 Also, try out the Small Format Dog Breed Flashcard Set – perfect for playing matching games like Concentration!  

Print one or all of these large-format ( 6” x 5”) colorful flashcards, using plain paper or card stock.   Have fun learning eleven popular dog breeds. 

Newfoundland Dog Flashcard – with breed name German Shepherd Dog Flashcard– with breed nameBeagle Dog Flashcard– with breed name Border Collie Dog Flashcard– with breed nameDachshund Dog Flashcard– with breed name Dalmatian Dog Flashcard– with breed nameEnglish Bulldog Flashcard– with breed name Husky Dog Flashcard– with breed nameIrish Setter Dog Flashcard– with breed name Poodle Dog Flashcard– with breed nameYorkshire Terrier Dog Flashcard– with breed name


The same set of eleven dog-breed flashcards as above, except without the breed names.  Excellent for testing students’ recall of the breed names (without text clues), or nice if you just prefer a simpler flashcard.

Beagle Dog Flashcard – no breed name Border Collie Dog Flashcard – no breed nameDachshund Dog Flashcard – no breed name Dalmatian Dog Flashcard – no breed nameEnglish Bulldog Flashcard – no breed name German Shepherd Dog Flashcard – no breed nameHusky Dog Flashcard – no breed name Yorkshire Terrier Dog Flashcard – no breed name Newfoundland Dog Flashcard – no breed name

For flashcards that fit nicely in a student’s hand and work well for Concentration and other memory and matching games, print out this compact version of dog breed flashcards.   (Print on your choice of regular paper or card stock.)

Small Format Dog Flashcards – Set A – Dogs Small Format Dog Flashcards – Set A – Dog Names

Small Format Dog Flashcards – Set B – Dogs Small Format Dog Flashcards – Set B – Dog Names

For a simple game of Concentration, print out two sets of  Dog Art Flashcards, trim and play! 
For additional matching activities with students, print one set of Dog Art Flashcards plus one set of Dog Name Flashcards and practice matching each dog’s picture with its name.


For more practice with dog breeds, check out these links to the number flashcards and two-piece number puzzles illustrated with the dog breeds from Ten Little Puppies.


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