Read, Rhyme, and Romp
Title Read, Rhyme, and Romp PDF eBook
Author Heather McNeil
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Pages 240
Release 2012-06-26
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN 1598849573

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Designed to promote literacy in young children and to empower parents, educators, and librarians, this guide is filled with simple strategies, creative activities, and detailed instructions that help make reading fun. Encouraging a love of reading in young children can be a source of both great frustration and immense joy. This handy resource provides essential tips, techniques, and strategies for making early literacy development fun and inspiring a lifelong love of reading. Read, Rhyme, and Romp: Early Literacy Skills and Activities for Librarians, Teachers, and Parents explores the six basic pre-literacy skills that experts agree are necessary for a young child to be ready to learn to read. Special sections within each chapter are dedicated to the specific needs of preschool teachers, parents, and librarians, making the content relevant to different settings. Recommended book lists, personal anecdotes, and literacy-rich activities combine to create an effective and accessible plan for implementing an early literacy program.



A to Zoo
Title A to Zoo PDF eBook
Author Rebecca L. Thomas
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Pages 3583
Release 2018-06-21
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN

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Whether used for thematic story times, program and curriculum planning, readers' advisory, or collection development, this updated edition of the well-known companion makes finding the right picture books for your library a breeze. Generations of savvy librarians and educators have relied on this detailed subject guide to children's picture books for all aspects of children's services, and this new edition does not disappoint. Covering more than 18,000 books published through 2017, it empowers users to identify current and classic titles on topics ranging from apples to zebras. Organized simply, with a subject guide that categorizes subjects by theme and topic and subject headings arranged alphabetically, this reference applies more than 1,200 intuitive (as opposed to formal catalog) subject terms to children's picture books, making it both a comprehensive and user-friendly resource that is accessible to parents and teachers as well as librarians. It can be used to identify titles to fill in gaps in library collections, to find books on particular topics for young readers, to help teachers locate titles to support lessons, or to design thematic programs and story times. Title and illustrator indexes, in addition to a bibliographic guide arranged alphabetically by author name, further extend access to titles.



Write Back Soon!
Title Write Back Soon! PDF eBook
Author Karen Benke
Publisher Shambhala Publications
Pages 210
Release 2015-09-22
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN 1611802687

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Connect to your friends through handwritten notes, cards, letters, and postcards—an interactive workbook that encourages creative interactions between friends through the written word, complete with cross-outs, smudges, and parenthetical asides. Put down that smartphone and pick up a pen! Texting and e-mail have taken over our correspondence, but Karen Benke is ready to change that. Through prompts that invite penning short postcard-size notes, ideas for sending cards "just because," and inspired letter-writing exercises, Pass That Note! offers limitless possibilities for connecting with your friends in more personal, unique, and creative ways. Use the book for its letter-writing ideas, tear out pages to send to friends, or write in it as a journal to record big ideas for future correspondence. No matter how you use it, you'll be connecting with the people you care about the most in ways that are surprising, fun, and heartfelt. Contributors include: Neil Gaiman, Jon J Muth, Ruth Ozeki, Wendy Mass, Gary Snyder, Norman Fischer, Natalie Goldberg, Jane Hirshfield, Claire Dederer, Albert Flynn DeSilver, Alison Luterman, Sam Hamill, Ava Dellaira, Lucille Lang Day, and J. Ruth Gendler.



Angelina Ballerina's Ballet Tour
Title Angelina Ballerina's Ballet Tour PDF eBook
Author Katharine Holabird
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Pages 64
Release 2023-05-02
Genre Juvenile Fiction
ISBN 166593591X

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Angelina Ballerina goes on a tour like a real ballerina in this chapter book featuring an all-new, original Angelina Ballerina story and black-and-white illustrations throughout! Angelina and the other little dancers at Miss Lilly’s Ballet School are going on a ballet tour! They are traveling to towns near Chipping Cheddar to perform. Angelina is excited but also nervous. Will she still dance her best when she isn’t on her home stage? This charming chapter book is perfect for Angelina Ballerina fans beginning to read on their own or for reading aloud! © 2023 Helen Craig Ltd and Katharine Holabird. The Angelina Ballerina name and character and the dancing Angelina logo are trademarks of HIT Entertainment Limited, Katharine Holabird, and Helen Craig.



Writing Picture Books Revised and Expanded Edition
Title Writing Picture Books Revised and Expanded Edition PDF eBook
Author Ann Whitford Paul
Publisher Penguin
Pages 273
Release 2018-11-29
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN 1440353778

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Master the Art of Writing Enthralling Tales for the Youngest pre-and emerging readers! Fully updated and thoroughly revised, Writing Picture Books Revised and Expanded Edition is the go-to resource for writers crafting stories for children ages two to eight. You'll learn the unique set of skills it takes to bring your story to life by using tightly focused text and leaving room for the illustrator to be creative. Award-winning author Ann Whitford Paul helps you develop the skills you need by walking you through techniques and exercises specifically for picture book writers. You'll find: • Instruction on generating ideas, creating characters, point-of-view, beginnings and endings, plotting, word count, rhyme, and more • Unique methods for using poetic techniques to enrich your writing • Hands-on revision exercises (get out your scissors, tape, and highlighters) to help identify problems and improve your picture book manuscripts • Updated tips for researching the changing picture book market, approaching publishers, working with an agent, and developing a platform • All new quizzes and examples from picture books throughout • New chapters cover issues such as page turns, agents, and self-publishing Whether you're just starting out as a picture book writer or have tried unsuccessfully to get your work published, Writing Picture Books Revised and Expanded Edition is just what you need to craft picture books that will appeal to young children and parents, and agents and editors.



Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market 2020
Title Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market 2020 PDF eBook
Author Amy Jones
Publisher Penguin
Pages 402
Release 2019-12-03
Genre Reference
ISBN 0593191064

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The Most Trusted Guide to the World of Children's Publishing! The 32nd edition of Children's Writer's and Illustrator's Market is the definitive and trusted guide for anyone who seeks to write or illustrate for kids and young adults. If you're a writer or an illustrator for young readers and your goal is to get published, CWIM 2020 is the resource you need. In this book, you'll find more than 500 listings for children's book markets, including publishers, literary agents, magazines, contests, and more. These listings include a point of contact, how to properly submit your work, and what categories each market accepts. This edition also features: • Interviews with bestselling authors including Cassandra Clare, N.K. Jemisin, Jacqueline Woodson, Leigh Bardugo, and more. • Craft articles on topics ranging from P.O.V., mocking-up picture books, and including diverse characters. • Business articles on topics such as making the most of your platform, tracking submissions, and blocking out distractions when you write, and much more.



Love, Mouserella
Title Love, Mouserella PDF eBook
Author David Ezra Stein
Publisher
Pages
Release 2012-04-15
Genre
ISBN 9781470323554

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