This book looks at journals and narratives, examining what ajournal and narrativeare and whattheir main elements are, before going on to provide tips and examples to help the reader write his or her own journal or narrative.
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 writing? 4 What is a diary? 6 Lots of diaries 8 Keeping a diary 10 Writing style 12 Diary language 14 Pet's diary 16 Astronaut's diary 18 Writing a blog 20 What is a recount? 22 Planning a recount 24 Timelines and ladders 26 Tips for writing diaries and recounts 28 Glossary 30 Find out more 31 Index 32