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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- 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.