The awesome Social Media guru Kristen Lamb keeps springing fabulous surprises on us. She has worked really hard to put together some fabulous resources for writers as part of her new WANATribe. We even have our own logo!
If you want to join please click on the badge and you’ll find a wonderful community of writers. Today on Twitter there is a #WANAParty so I’m posting this early so you can go straight from here to the dance floor, no need to get changed. We’re a casual bunch ;)
And now for Perfect Picture Book Friday, the brainchild of Susanna Leonard Hill. Please browse through all the picture books in the Perfect Picture Books tab on Susanna’s blog to see the entire library of books we have reviewed.
Fair Cow written and illustrated by Leslie Helakoski
Marshall Cavendish Children’s Books, 31st August 2010, Fiction
Suitable for: 4-8
Themes/Topics: Animals, cows, being different, Not following the herd, solving problems in a unique manner.
Effie dreamed of being a state-fair cow. She loved living on the farm, grazing in the fields, and giving milk every day. But still…
Synopsis: Effie learns what it takes to be a state fair cow.
Resources: Idea Creation This is an amazing website choc full of activities for kids. Kids could brainstorm problem solving ideas and have fun replicating what they would do in Effie’s situation.
I adore Leslie’s chicken stories and I was thrilled to find this one. If you haven’t discovered this author yet, get thee to a library. Have a super week and don’t forget the Twitter party!