After reading a good story, you can follow these three easy steps to turn your story questions into writing prompts. See 5 sample prompts based on the fairy tale ‘The Golden Dress,’ to help you on your writing way!
T. S. Poetry Press is delighted to announce its new picture book, The Golden Dress: A Fairy Tale. One dress, sparkly and shimmery, grants wishes for a long, long time. Then the “emerald day” comes, and everything is about to change. Will the dress survive? That’s up to one girl, who needs to open her heart and her hands.
Join us for today’s Children’s Book Club discussion of Kate DiCamillo’s The Tale of Despereaux, and shine some light through story.
Help us say Happy Birthday to Reading in the Wild, our monthly reading roundup with Megan Willome as our guide.
Eugene Field is perhaps the perfect poet for Take Your Poet to School Week. It was the schoolchildren of St. Louis who saved his house from demolition.
Quiet, now. Let’s bundle up and pay attention. Join us as we read Jane Yolen’s “Owl Moon” with Megan Willome as our guide.
Come learn the secrets of being a wild reader. Or just share your January pages. Megan Willome leads the way, with her January good reads.
Literacy specialist Callie Feyen says the best way to help children write is first to listen.
How do we survive the coldest days of winter? With a blackbird! Join us as we read Tomie dePaola’s “Days of the Blackbird” with Megan Willome as our guide.
Do you ever read aloud to friends and family, or even to a pet? Sharon A. Gibbs does and gives you 5 great reasons you should, too.
A pig, a horse, and a goat can’t win a best egg competition? Can they? Megan Willome leads a discussion about Joyce Dunbar’s “Eggday.”
Celebrate Day of the Dead with skeletons, calaveras poems, and children’s books. Best enjoyed with a side of sweet skull cakes.
Put a little song—and a little Spanish—in your heart with these books based on Latino nursery rhymes from Canticos.
Poets have their own sort of economy—they harvest words. Join us as we read Leo Lionni’s classic fable “Frederick” with Megan Willome as our guide.
Math can be beautiful, especially with tigers and elephants and gold. Join us as we read ‘One Grain of Rice’ with Megan Willome as our guide. Plus, get more great math title recommendations!
Aren’t children’s books just for kids? Why should grown-ups consider sneaking a peek (or ten)—with a book buddy at their side?
Literacy starts with children’s books. Join the inaugural edition of our children’s book club as we read ‘The Buffalo Storm’ with Megan Willome as our guide.
You can teach children to read and write important high-frequency words by creating “predictable sentence” charts that are personalized for them and their friends. We’re helping you add beautiful art!