Seeing Red

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Seeing Red written by Robert Munsch and illustrated by Michael Martchenko, fiction.

Scholastic Canada Ltd. February 2013

Suitable for: 3-8

Themes/Topics: Telling lies, keeping up with/copying your peers,

Opening:
“Arie,” said Alex, “your hair is fantastic! You are the only kid in the whole school with red hair! What is the secret?”
“Well,” said Arie, “it really IS a secret and I am not supposed to tell anyone, but I will tell you because you are my best friend.

Synopsis (back copy)
Alex wants his hair to be just like his best friend Arie’s. Arie promised to teach him the secret trick for turning black hair to red… but what kind of a trick is it?

Activities: Science experiment, mixing different colours together. Dealing with peer pressure, don’t dye your hair, dye flowers!

This is a really fun book with some great lessons for kids in. Kids will love the craziness and the mess.

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