The Storm Whale In Winter

Author: Benji Davies
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1471119998
Size: 62.91 MB
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The Storm Whale In Winter from the Author: Benji Davies. A follow-up to the best-selling The Storm Whale, winner of the 2014 inaugural Oscar's First Book Prize in association with the Evening Standard. It’s winter time and Noi’s island is covered in a blanket of snow. Even the sea is icing over. Noi is worried about the little whale he saved last summer: Can he survive the harsh conditions? Little does Noi know that it’s the little whale’s turn to save him. A magical and touching story about a lasting friendship. A truly beautiful work packing a real emotional punch.

The Storm Whale

Author: Benji Davies
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1471115690
Size: 19.97 MB
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The Storm Whale from the Author: Benji Davies. Noi and his father live in a house by the sea, hisfather works hard as a fisherman and Noi often has only their six cats for company. So when, one day, he finds a baby whale washed up on the beach after a storm, Noi is excited and takes it home to care for it. He tries to keep his new friend a secret, but but there's only so long you can keep a whale in the bath without your dad finding out. Noi is eventually persuaded that the whale has to go back to the sea where it belongs. For Noi, even though he can't keep it, the arrival of the whale changes his life for the better - the perfect gift from one friend to another. Winner of the 2014 inaugural Oscar's First Book Prizein association with the Evening Standard.

Narrative Inquiry In Early Childhood And Elementary School

Author: Stephanie Sisk-Hilton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317409035
Size: 71.95 MB
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Narrative Inquiry In Early Childhood And Elementary School from the Author: Stephanie Sisk-Hilton. As top-down educational reform policies at local and national levels increasingly isolate teachers from their own professional and instructional agency, and stultify children’s passion for learning, new techniques are needed for understanding and transforming educational practices. Narrative Inquiry in Early Childhood and Elementary School: Learning to Teach, Teaching Well facilitates meaningful change in early years education by providing early childhood and elementary school teachers with methods to incorporate narrative into their instruction and inquiry. This book offers practical strategies for incorporating narrative tools and structures into the classroom, and encouraging effective conceptual, pedagogical, and personal avenues for engaged teaching and learning across languages and cultures. The book’s chapters promote a lively discussion of central tenets of narrative inquiry and illustrative examples of teachers at work with narrative and inquiry for improving their practice and children’s learning.

Grandad S Island

Author: Benji Davies
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1471119963
Size: 48.64 MB
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Grandad S Island from the Author: Benji Davies. After the phenomenal success of The Storm Whale and On Sudden Hill, this new book by Benji Davies deals with the emotional topic of losing a grandparent. Subtly told, this beautifully illustrated book tackles a difficult subject with great sensitivity and depth.

On Sudden Hill

Author: Linda Sarah
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1471119300
Size: 54.81 MB
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On Sudden Hill from the Author: Linda Sarah. Birt and Etho are best friends, they play on Sudden Hill, making marvellous contraptionsout of cardboard boxes. But then a new boy, Shu, wants to join in too. Birt isn't sure that he wants Shu to join them. Eaten up with jealousy, he goes home and refuses to come out to play. Until Etho and Shu come to his house with the most marvellous cardboard contraption so far... A compelling story about accepting someone new, from the Benji Davies, the bestselling illustrator of The Storm Whale.

The Grotlyn

Author: Benji Davies
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0008212740
Size: 66.54 MB
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The Grotlyn from the Author: Benji Davies. A stunningly illustrated picture book full of mystery and suspense, from the bestselling author of THE STORM WHALE and GRANDAD’S ISLAND.

Highroad Guide To The Chesapeake Bay

Author: Deane Winegar
Publisher: John F. Blair, Publisher
ISBN: 9780895872791
Size: 74.14 MB
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Highroad Guide To The Chesapeake Bay from the Author: Deane Winegar. A comprehensive guidebook to the natural splendor of the Chesapeake Bay, bringing together outdoor activities and natural history.

Reading The World S Stories

Author: Annette Y. Goldsmith
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442270861
Size: 11.75 MB
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Reading The World S Stories from the Author: Annette Y. Goldsmith. Reading the World’s Stories is volume 5 in the Bridges to Understanding series of annotated international youth literature bibliographies sponsored by the United States Board on Books for Young People. USBBY is the United States chapter of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY), a Switzerland-based nonprofit whose mission is bring books and children together. The series promotes sharing international children’s books as a way to facilitate intercultural understanding and meet new literary voices. This volume follows Children’s Books from Other Countries (1998), The World though Children’s Books (2002), Crossing Boundaries with Children’s Books (2006), and Bridges to Understanding: Envisioning the World through Children’s Books (2011) and acts as a companion book to the earlier titles. Centered around the theme of the importance of stories, the guide is a resource for discovering more recent global books that fit many reading tastes and educational needs for readers aged 0-18 years. Essays by storyteller Anne Pellowski, author Beverley Naidoo, and academic Marianne Martens offer a variety of perspectives on international youth literature. This latest installment in the series covers books published from 2010-2014 and includes English-language imports as well as translations of children’s and young adult literature first published outside of the United States. These books are supplemented by a smaller number of culturally appropriate books from the US to help fill in gaps from underrepresented countries. The organization of the guide is geographic by region and country. All of the more than 800 entries are recommended, and many of the books have won awards or achieved other recognition in their home countries. Forty children’s book experts wrote the annotations. The entries are indexed by author, translator, illustrator, title, and subject. Back matter also includes international book awards, important organizations and research collections, and a selected directory of publishers known for publishing books from other countries.

Storm Whale

Author: Sarah Brennan
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 1760638110
Size: 43.70 MB
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Storm Whale from the Author: Sarah Brennan. Bleak was the day and the wind whipped down when I and my sisters walked to town ... With a powerful, poetic text, wonderful to read aloud, and illustrations full of life and movement, Storm Whale celebrates the majesty and vulnerability of nature and our place in it.

The Falcon And The Whale

Author: Martin T. Ford
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595305431
Size: 31.92 MB
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The Falcon And The Whale from the Author: Martin T. Ford. If you wanted to fly or set sail, even swim against the tide...then read "The Falcon and The Whale" and glide, simply glide along and be the better for it.