Animal Stories: Writing Stories

Animal Stories: Writing Stories

by Anita Ganeri

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781432975371
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 07/01/2013
Series: Writing Stories
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile: 590L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

About the Author

Anita Ganeri is an award-winning author of information books for children. Educated at Cambridge University, she has written more than 300 books, including the best-selling 'Horrible Geography' series (Scholastic Children's Books) which won a 2009 Blue Peter Book Award. She writes widely on animals and the natural world. A recent title for Raintree, A Day in the Life of Rainforest Animals: Capybara, has been shortlisted for a Maryland Blue Crab Award 2012. Anita lives in the north of England with her husband, children and assorted pets.

Table of Contents

What Is a Story? 4

Animal Stories 6

Getting Ideas 8

Plot Planning 10

In the Beginning 12

Setting the Scene 14

Character Building 16

In the Middle 18

What Happens Next? 20

Speaking Parts 22

Point of View 24

Happy Ending 26

More Top Tips 28

Glossary 30

Find Out More 31

Index 32

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