AUGUST WRAP UP

We went on a beautiful nature walk with Anna Walker on August 2nd as we celebrated ‘Nature’ themed picture books.

wonderful copy

 

Q1. What is  your favourite ‘nature’ themed picture book and why? Share a pic!

Here are some of our favourites!

star The Forgotten Forest by Laurence Anholt

star Tree by Danny Parker & Matt Ottley

starRed Knit Cap Girl & the Reading Tree by Naoko Stoop

star The Story of Rose Dock by Jeannie Baker

starThe Tree by Neal Layton

starThe Art Garden by Penny Harrison & Penelope Pratley

star A Forest by Marc Martin

star Ten Seeds by Ruth Brown

starTap the Magic Tree by Christie Matheson

starFluke by Lesley Gibbs and Michelle Dawson

starFlorette by Anna Walker

star Last Tree in the City by Peter Carnavas

star Magic Beach by Alison Lester

star Honey by David Erza Stein

starThe Garden of Abdul Gasazi by Chris Van Allsburg

star A Curious Garden by Peter Brown

star The Waterhole by Graeme Base

starToday we have no plans by Anna Walker

star The Little Gardener by Emily Hughes

 

Q2. How do you think picture books with an environmental focus help readers develop a sense of responsibility for the environment?

 

Screen Shot 2018-08-21 at 5.19.37 pmScreen Shot 2018-08-21 at 5.19.14 pmScreen Shot 2018-08-21 at 5.18.42 pmScreen Shot 2018-08-21 at 5.18.21 pmScreen Shot 2018-08-21 at 5.18.58 pm

Q3. Which environmental focus would you feature in a picture book and why?

 

Screen Shot 2018-08-21 at 5.19.14 pmScreen Shot 2018-08-21 at 5.19.37 pmScreen Shot 2018-08-21 at 5.23.03 pmScreen Shot 2018-08-21 at 5.23.16 pmScreen Shot 2018-08-21 at 5.23.29 pmScreen Shot 2018-08-21 at 5.23.51 pmScreen Shot 2018-08-21 at 5.24.13 pmScreen Shot 2018-08-21 at 5.24.28 pmScreen Shot 2018-08-21 at 5.24.42 pm

 

Q4. Illustrations play an important part in bringing picture books alive. Share an illustration from one of your nature themed picture books.

Screen Shot 2018-08-21 at 5.28.33 pmScreen Shot 2018-08-21 at 5.28.51 pmScreen Shot 2018-08-21 at 5.29.19 pmScreen Shot 2018-08-21 at 5.29.51 pm

 

At the end of our ‘Nature walk’ we were very lucky to have a Q & A session with Anna Walker! We found out some very hot goss about her next book!

Screen Shot 2018-08-21 at 5.33.58 pmScreen Shot 2018-08-21 at 5.34.09 pmScreen Shot 2018-08-21 at 5.35.05 pm

 

We are all very excited about Walter!! Stay tuned for the book trailer which will be released later this year!

A huge thank you to Anna Walker and all our chat participants for joining us for our awesome August chat!

Who will be joining us on Thursday the 6th of Sept…and what will the theme be?!!! You will get a hint this Thursday so watch out twitter and Instagram accounts for the announcement!

Yahoo!!! We love a picture book party!!!

Hope you can join us again in a couple of weeks time and celebrate the awesomeness of Picture books 🙂

Nicola

 

 

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s