The American West - A Big Story for Little Historians
Not yet published - due Spring 2024. Prepublication offer available
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Getting children reading and reading well is a key task for home and school. Yet some children do not enjoy "made up" stories as much as ones that are more fact-based. As they start to express their preferences, children will explore what interests them and their imaginations will be fired...if there are books to read that suit them.
History - or should we say Hi-story? - is a great way to involve, excite and fire the imaginations of all children. Based on facts, the non-fiction oriented will love them. But so will every child who loves stories. In that familiar form, imagination is still key, especially linking the verbal and visual imagination. The Big Stories for Little Historians series builds on this situation combining the stories of history simply and elegantly told with larger than
This tale of the American West is a familiar story to adults, but to children it is new and fresh. It is also an awe inspiring story of bravery, adventure, and a clash of cultures. A great read in fact!
A 48 page picture book. For early readers 5-8 years old and for parents and teachers to read with their children.
Figures to cut out and make are also in the book and downloadable for those that want.