The Magic of Maxwell and His Tail

The Magic of Maxwell and His Tail


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ISBN-13: 9780990348405
Publisher: Magic Tale Press, Inc.
Publication date: 09/28/2014
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

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The Magic of Maxwell and his Tail 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
InspirationalAngel531 More than 1 year ago
Title: The Magic of Maxwell and His Tail Author: Maureen Stolar Kanefield Illustrator Carlos Aon Publisher: Magic Tail Press Published: 9-2-2014 Pages: 35 Genre: Children's Literature Sub-Genre: Animals, Mice. Fiction, Growing Up, ISBN: 9780990348405 ASIN: B00NEFBC6E Reviewed For NetGalley and Magic Tail Press Reviewer: DelAnne Rating: 4.5 Stars When Maxwell's tail grows to oversize proportions he is teased and ridiculed by others, even his best friend comments on it. Then Maxwell discovers their is a usefulness to having such a long beautiful tail. The beautiful illustrations of Carlos Aon hold the readers interest and brought the story to life. My rating of "The Magic of Maxwell and His Tail" is 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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Yvonne_M More than 1 year ago
This is a perfect book for every elementary classroom. Maxwell teaches students that there is “a bit of magic” in all of us. Teachers can use this book to have students take a closer look at their classmates and find the good…a fun way to build classroom community.  Additional ways to use this book in the classroom:       Reading           -predicting           -reading dialogue with expression (various “said” words)           -reader’s theater           -using pictures to infer characters’ feelings           -“reading” the illustration to understand main character’s personality  and character traits           -vocabulary (feelings)           -simple theme (Perfect way to introduce young readers to the concept of themes in a book.)           -setting changes and how they affect character changes      Writing           -use thought bubbles to model how to write in internal thinking           -write Maxwell’s next adventure           -chart “said” words           -for beginning writers – how illustrations can show movement This book has it all!  It is a great book to use with PBIS (Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports) and a true mentor text for reading and writing. My second grade class has enjoyed it every time we have read it and it is a book they read in groups during any free minute in the day. 5 BIG stars!!!
MomsChoiceAwards More than 1 year ago
A recipient of the Mom's Choice Awards! The Mom's Choice Awards® (MCA) evaluates products and services created for parents and educators and is globally recognized for establishing the benchmark of excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. Using a rigorous evaluation process, entries are scored on a number of elements including production quality, design, educational value, entertainment value, originality, appeal and cost. Around the world, parents, educators, retailers and members of the media trust the MCA Honoring Excellence seal when selecting quality products and services for families and children.