The Story of Christmas is like a little gift from heaven because it is an accurately portrayed story of the birth of Jesus. This book is everything that Christmas is to me, so when I received this gem in the mail I was instantly taken in by the beautiful illustrations and the brightness of each page
If you haven’t chosen a book for your chapter book readers stocking yet then I suggest grabbing a copy of Terry Denton’s Wombat & Fox: The Whole Story. There will be lots of laughter and mayhem, and your young reader will not want to put it down (I know I didn’t want to).
The first time I read through it I ran my hand over each shiny page, making discoveries until the very end. It was like the excitement of opening an advent calendar, the anticipation swirling around you as you open the first numbered flap or in this case the cover of the book.
Today I just wanted to share some thoughts I had recently about literacy programs.
Each child has the the right to learn and be immersed in literacy in libraries, each person that walks through the doors should feel as valuable as the person before and after them.
Hey guys, want to read something fun? Something that rhymes and where you can also make animal noises? Do you want to read something that uses the word ZOO in a interesting kind of way? Where the illustrations are gorgeous and the animals faces make you laugh (especially the giraffe on the front cover)?
I am a big believer in children having the opportunity to read a variety of types of books, especially Non Fiction. When choosing books for the Smarty Arty Aussie Animals kit I knew that it was most important to have non fiction books so that children could learn facts about the animals they made. Reading Non Fiction books gives them a good knowledge base and an understanding of the animals around us.