Reading picture books with children : how to shake up storytime and get kids talking about what they see / Megan Dowd Lambert ; foreword by Chris Raschka.

Traditional storytime often offers a passive experience for kids, but the Whole Book approach asks the youngest of readers to ponder all aspects of a picture book and to use their critical thinking skills. Using classic examples, Megan asks kids to think about why the trim size of Ludwig Bemelman�...

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Main Author: Lambert, Megan Dowd.
Format: Book
Published: Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, [2015]
Table of Contents:
  • Preface: Reading with children
  • Introduction: How I learned to think with my eyes
  • That's about the size of it: Trim size and orientation
  • Coming attractions: Jackets and covers
  • Visual overtures: Endpapers
  • Slow down and look: Front matter
  • Knocked out by type: Typography
  • Gutter talk and more: Page design
  • "Children, children, what do you see?": Nurturing visual intelligence
  • The picture book playground: The benefits (and fun) of the whole book approach
  • Conclusion: The story continues.