Reading Picture Books with Children: How to Shake Up Storytime and Get Kids Talking about What They See

Reading Picture Books with Children: How to Shake Up Storytime and Get Kids Talking about What They See

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ISBN-13: 9781580896627
Publisher: Charlesbridge
Publication date: 11/03/2015
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 573,340
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Megan Dowd Lambert is an instructor at the Center for the Study of Children's Literature at Simmons College, where she previously earned her master's degree in children's literature. She writes about books and parenting for the Horn Book Magazine, has sat on a Caldecott Committee, and worked at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art for many years before writing A CROW OF HIS OWN, her first picture book.

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Picture book expert and educator Megan Dowd Lambert proposes an exciting alternative to traditional storytime: the Whole Book Approach. This dynamic new model focuses on the picture book as a visual art form and invites children to become active participants in making meaning of all they see and hear during a shared reading. The discussions that result from these storytimes range from teh profound to the hilarious and will inspire adults to make children's responses to text, art, and design an integral part of storytime.
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