February 21, 2012

Book Week in the library

Take a look at some of the Book Week activities in the library.
Reception reading with Franklin and Grade 1 drawings of bunnies the Jan Brett way.
We have looked at these inspirational video clips below on what does it mean to be an author and/or an illustrator. What inspires these wonderful writes to create their books. Here are the authors PYP students picked.

Paulette Bourgeois
Classic Franklin stories; Paulette Bourgeois and Brenda Clark talking about their teamwork to make Franklin books come alive
Totstock 2011; Paulette Bourgeois reading an excerpt from Franklin in the Dark, her first Franklin story ever

Grade 1 Jan Brett
Jan Brett at Home; where does she get the ideas for her stories.
All about the Hat; what inspired this story.
How to draw a bunny, grade 1 followed Jan Brett’s instructions and drew a bunny.

Grade 2 Roald Dahl
The Wonderful World of Roald Dahl

Grade 34
Patricia Polacco
On being a storyteller, author, illustrator, what inspires her stories, what to look for in her books
Thank You, Mr. Falker and Thunder Cake books clip

Grade 5
Kate Di Camillo
Kate DiCamillo talks about what does it mean to be an author

Kate DiCamillo short 1:50 minute clips on her books, writing,
and advice for young writers.

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