Simple and evocative language and charming illustrations describe a girl?s experience on a windy day.In this gently rhyming board book, a young girl makes, flies, and loses her kite on a windy day. Bu
Simple and evocative language and charming illustrations describe a girl?s experience on a windy day.
In this gently rhyming board book, a young girl makes, flies, and loses her kite on a windy day. But when she returns home, something special is waiting for her.
Elizabeth Spurr and Manelle Oliphant together create a perfect sit-in-your-lap reading experience for toddlers.
With lyrical text, rhythm and rhyme, and simple words and phrases readers will follow the main character as she builds, flies and loses her kite on a windy day! The detailed illustrations in the story enhance meaning as they support students in describing the characters, setting, and events. This board book prepares young readers to expand and combine sentences as well as to ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how, demonstrating an understanding of the key details in the book. Throughout the story readers can predict outcomes and check predictions. What happens at the end of the story? The girl finds her kite in a tree and looks forward to the next windy day?
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Curriculum Connections: Lyrical text, rhythm and rhyme, simple words and phrases, detailed illustrations enhance meaning and support students in describing the characters, setting, and events, key details, predict outcomes and check predictions
?The soft, painterly illustrations transport readers to that blustery day in the park, right up to the beautiful sunset, and able communicate that girl?s emotional experience.?
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?A gentle outing for children who are ready for stories of everyday life rather than just objects to name.?
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