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The True Story Of Winnie The Pooh And Her Pal, Christopher Robin - Here And Now

The True Story Of Winnie The Pooh And Her Pal, Christopher Robin - Here And Now | Children's Literature | Scoop.it
In 1914, a Canadian veterinarian bought a bear cub from a trapper for $20. He took the bear, named Winnie for his native Winnipeg, and headed to England with his regiment to train for WWI.

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One of my all time favourite children's books

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'I would find myself forging my own work': Quentin Blake on how he came to found the House of Illustration

'I would find myself forging my own work': Quentin Blake on how he came to found the House of Illustration | Children's Literature | Scoop.it
The illustrator Quentin Blake is uncannily like one of his own creations: tousled, bright-eyed, quizzical, and apologetic about his summer cold. He greeted me warmly and conducted me down a…
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Classic picture book illustrator - his characters are so expressive they simply launch themselves off the page

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Review of The Duck and the Darklings

Review of The Duck and the Darklings | Children's Literature | Scoop.it
This outstanding new picture book is another wonderfully creative partnership between Glenda Millard and Stephen Michael King. It is an unusually poignant dystopian tale of hope & longing for a bright and beautiful world, long "disremembered" by all, except Peterboy's beloved Grandpapa.

PeterBoy & his Grandpapa live in an underworld, called the DARK , "a sorry spoiled place.” Peterboy longs to help his beloved Grandpapa recapture some glimpses of the "wonderfulness" that he has lost . One day on an expedition to the "finding fields" Peterboy rescues a wounded duck and carries her home. De...
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Make sure you read this wonderful new picture book.

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The Greatest Monsters in Children's Literature

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Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are first roared its terrible roars on this day in 1963. Today marks the beloved book’s 50th anniversary. Sendak’s tale about a young boy whose imagination tr...
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Emily Gravett Official Site

Emily Gravett Official Site | Children's Literature | Scoop.it

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The Best Illustrations from 150 Years of Alice in Wonderland

The Best Illustrations from 150 Years of Alice in Wonderland | Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Down the rabbit hole in enchanting reimaginings.

On July 4, 1862, English mathematician and logician Charles Dodgson boarded a small boat

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Some delightful illustrations of Alice and her crazy dream world (including some by Salvador Dali) curated by BrainPickings

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Transmedia and Education: How Transmedia Is Changing the Way We Learn - The Digital Shift

Transmedia and Education: How Transmedia Is Changing the Way We Learn - The Digital Shift | Children's Literature | Scoop.it
SLJ explores how transmedia storytelling, or telling a story across media platforms, has cracked open possibilities for educators to teach and assess, as well as opportunities for students to learn.

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Really important understandings teachers need to get their heads around

 

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Ness Crouch's curator insight, June 13, 2014 6:14 PM

Interesting article. Very worth a read!

Norton Gusky's curator insight, June 14, 2014 7:25 AM

A wide range of examples where multiple forms of media are used to create stories. Students can be both a consumer and a producer. 

Ruth Reynolds's curator insight, June 16, 2014 1:04 AM

This is a great area of value to Humanities and Social Sciences

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3 Bedtime Picture Books That Won't Put Parents To Sleep - NPR

3 Bedtime Picture Books That Won't Put Parents To Sleep - NPR | Children's Literature | Scoop.it
3 Bedtime Picture Books That Won't Put Parents To Sleep
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... and over again can be excruciating for parents.
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I never get tired of imaginative bedtime stories such as "Mr Wuffles" by David Weisner or perhaps a favourite by Mem Fox such as "Good Night Sleep Tight" or "Hattie and the Fox".

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SLJ Best Books 2013 Picture Books

SLJ Best Books 2013 Picture Books | Children's Literature | Scoop.it
SLJ's book review editors selected the best picture books of 2013. This year's list includes memorable characters, including a dancing flamingo, some unhappy crayons, a repressed tiger, and punctuation personified.

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Mentor Texts: Teaching Writing Through Children's Literature, K-6: Lynne R. Dorfman, Rose Cappelli: 9781571104335: Amazon.com: Books

Mentor Texts: Teaching Writing Through Children's Literature, K-6

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