Number One bestseller Giraffes Can't Dance from author Giles Andreae has been delighting children for over 15 years. Gerald the tall giraffe would love to join in with the other animals at the Jungle Dance, but everyone knows that giraffes can't dance . . . or can they? A funny, touching and triumphant story about a giraffe who finds his own tune and confidence too, with joyful illustrations from Guy Parker Rees and a foiled cover. ... wonderfully funny. - Independent A fantastically funny and wonderfully colourful romp of a picture book. All toddlers should grow up reading this or hearing their parents read it aloud to them. - Daily Telegraph A joyful read about an outsider who finds acceptance on his own terms.... there's also a simple moral about tolerance and daring to be different. - Junior
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Filled with more than 80 stimulating and creative ways to teach the individual letters of the alphabet, Extraordinary Alphabet Activities is an ideal resource for both experienced preschool and kindergarten teachers as well as those beginning a career teaching your learners. With multiple literature-based lessons for each letter, the well-organized format makes it easy to plan and fun to teach. Each lesson is divided into five sections—Before the Lesson, Have on Hand, Read Aloud, Talk About and Kids Create.
Gerald is a giraffe that can't dance. Try as he might, his long, spindly legs buckle whenever he starts to boogie. Every year he dreads going to the Great Jungle Dance--until one night he finds his own special music. Full-color illustrations.
Authored by two passionate psychologists and educators, Book Smart: How to Develop and Support Successful, Motivated Readers is a how-to guide rich with stories, lessons, activities, and ideas aimed at supporting reading development and addressing the broad range of interpersonal, social, emotional, and motivational skills that can be fostered by reading with young children. The early chapters in this book will help you get your child ready for school and ready to read, and the later chapters will help you foster your child's lifelong love of reading. Throughout the book, the authors also provide tips for building a special bond with your child through reading together, from giving appropriate praise to modeling persistence. Perhaps most importantly, this book serves as a guide along the path to raising an independent reader. This journey begins with a discussion of oral language and early reading skills and then moves into early writing attempts, story comprehension, general knowledge development, and social-emotional growth. This book will help parents bring the joy of reading into the home.
A charming and heart-warming story from Giles Andreae, creator of Purple Ronnie and Edward Monkton. Now available as an ebook complete with audio book. There was once a hippopotamus who dreamed of being able to dance with GRACE and BEAUTY. However, when she tried, she could barely lift her BOTTOM off the ground and her stomach WOBBLED most uncomfortably indeed. “Come now,” said a passing crocodile. “Perhaps you are simply trying the WRONG dance. What kind of dance would be YOUR dance … and YOUR dance ONLY?” And so begins a story about being BEAUTIFUL INSIDE – a joyous little treasure for the whole family to share. World of Happy . . . because life is FUN! Featuring a boisterous audio soundtrack voiced by Geoffrey Palmer, this ebook and audio book from Giles Andreae’s World of Happy series is more joyful and anarchic than ever before. The Dance of Wallowy Bigness demonstrates the same playful, quirky sense of that made Purple Ronnie and Edward Monkton global brands.
Minibeasts in all their glory gather in this brand-new book from the creators of Bumpus Jumpus Dinosaurumpus. Join in with beetles and ladybirds, ants and bees and bugs galore as they dance the night away! But who is missing from the fun . . . will poor slow snail arrive in time? Bug-fans everywhere will enjoy this insect romp - perfect to enjoy both in and out of the classroom; with its read-aloud rhyming text and exuberant illustrations, this is a sure-fire winner from the popular duo, Tony Mitton and Guy Parker-Rees, illustrator of the bestselling Giraffes Can't Dance - for pure clap-along, dance-along fun. Come and join in the fun of reading and copy the bugs' boogie with excellent rhyme and rhythm and bright bold illustrations! A book you will keep coming back to.
The rooster wakes the farm up with a cock-a-doodle-doo! Join in the noisy animal romp in this bright bold picture book, from the author of international bestseller Giraffes Can't Dance. Lively rhymes are brought to life with fun, vibrant artwork of everyone's favourite farm animals - from moo-ing cows to oink-ing pigs! This fabulous picture book from an award-winning creative team is a delight to read aloud and share with young children.
"Creative Thinking and Arts-Based Learning "prepares preservice and inservice teachers to "know why "children's creative thinking and play are so important, "know about "children's play and creative thinking, and also "know how "to provide these experiences within the curriculum. It contains extensive coverage of the roles, responsibilities, and strategies that lead to a more child-centered, play-based curriculum. An Applied Approach Many instructional guidelines and classroom strategies are presented throughout the text for integrating creative thinking and play into learning. Cases about preschoolers, K-2nd graders, and 3rd-4th graders open each chapter and show readers how teachers infuse the arts into learning. Meeting Standards. This new feature discusses how to provide for creativity in classrooms while also meeting state and national standards. Frequently Asked Questions. Another new feature poses common questions about issues, such as what materials and resources to use, how to adapt environments for diverse learners, and how to foster and assess creative thought. Misconceptions are dispelled with research-based answers. A Theoretical Approach Solid theory underlies all of the content. The authors' experience as university professors and practitioners is evident in their clear presentation of relevant theory. A Reflective Approach Teacher's Reflections in each chapter tell readers what other preservice and inservice teachers are thinking and doing in their classrooms relative to their experiences with the arts. Resources: Instructor's Manual and test Bank, PowerPoint Slides
Fully updated and revised for a second edition, this textbook offers a comprehensive, evidence-based guide to the treatment and management of the neuromusculoskeletal system, providing vital support for both students and experienced therapists. As with the previous edition the text deals with function and dysfunction of joints, muscles and nerves offering treatment options in all cases. Underpinning theory and research is used extensively to explain the clinical use of each treatment option. This new edition has benefited from the author – Nicola Petty – becoming editor and enabling leading clinicians and academics to contribute to the text which now offers a broader range of perspectives. Provides critical knowledge and theory that underpins clinical practice and decision-making Guides the reader through the various options available for patient management drawing a solid evidence base Emphasizes the importance of hands on skill, as well as communication and clinical reasoning skills Templated structure throughout creates an accessible tool for use in teaching and practice Revised drawings in 2-colour provide the reader with enhanced visual learning tools
A feel-good rhyming story with a positive message about confidence and self-esteem, from the creators of international bestseller, Giraffes Can't Dance. Little Penguin Pip-Pip would love to join in with all his friends swimming in the sea, but there's just one problem . . . he's scared of water. Can Pip-Pip overcome his fears and finally take the plunge? This irresistible story shows that sometimes all it takes is a little bit of encouragement - and a whole lot of heart - to finally make that leap! This touching tale will soon become a new family favourite. Praise for Giraffes Can't Dance: 'All toddlers should grow up reading this or hearing their parents read it aloud to them' - Daily Telegraph 'A rhyming story with superb illustrations' - Independent 'This delightful picture book is written in lively rhyming text with vivacious illustrations' - Junior