Tag Archives: Creative Writing

“Perfect Picture Book” Friday

The Glump and the Peeble Written by: Wendy Meddour Illustrated by: Rebecca Ashdown Published by:  Frances Lincoln Children’s Books July 2016 Ages:   4 – 8 years Theme: Friendship, being different Opening Lines: The Glump lived alone, In a cave, in … Continue reading

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Write a story in 50 Precious Words

Hi everyone, There is a contest going on over at my dear writing friends blog – Picture Books help Kids Soar. Writing a story using 50 precious words.  Hurray along to her blog and check out what you need to do … Continue reading

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Looking ahead – 2014

  The first two days of the bright, sparkling New Year has been about catching up with dear friends.  I love it when I hop on Facebook for a few minutes only to have a writer friend or two pop … Continue reading

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My Own Stories First Writing Adventures in Literacy Author:  Ruth  Thomson Publisher and Illustrator:  Chrysalis Education, 2004 Ages:  About 7 years and up Theme:  NonFiction,  Language, Creative Writing, Art, Illustration Opening Line:  Once upon a time, an old man planted … Continue reading

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