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Ashley Spires

Författare till The Most Magnificent Thing

30+ verk 3,487 medlemmar 327 recensioner

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Verk av Ashley Spires

The Most Magnificent Thing (2014) 1,655 exemplar
Binky the Space Cat (2009) 429 exemplar
The Thing Lou Couldn't Do (2017) 196 exemplar
Binky to the Rescue (2010) 177 exemplar
Small Saul (2011) 155 exemplar
Binky Under Pressure (2011) 123 exemplar
Fairy Science (2019) 118 exemplar
Larf (2012) 99 exemplar
Binky Takes Charge (2012) 98 exemplar
Penguin and the Cupcake (2009) 79 exemplar
Binky: License to Scratch (2013) 68 exemplar
Fluffy Strikes Back (2016) 64 exemplar
Gordon: Bark to the Future! (2018) 48 exemplar
Burt the Beetle Doesn't Bite! (2021) 39 exemplar
Over-Scheduled Andrew (2016) 36 exemplar

Associerade verk

The Red Shoes (2008) — Illustratör — 37 exemplar
C'mere, Boy! (2010) — Illustratör — 33 exemplar
Book or Bell? (2017) — Illustratör, vissa utgåvor25 exemplar
Ella's Umbrellas (2010) — Illustratör — 24 exemplar
My Mom Loves Me More than Sushi (2006) — Illustratör — 17 exemplar
The Time Time Stopped (2011) 10 exemplar

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Lou and her friends are BRAVE adventurers. They run FASTER than airplanes. They build MIGHTY fortresses. They rescue WILD animals." But one day, when they''re looking for a ship to play pirates in, Lou''s friend has an idea: "Up there! The tree can be our ship!" "Ummm ..." says Lou. This is something new. Lou has never climbed a tree before, and she''s sure she can''t do it. So she tries to convince her friends to play a not-up-a-tree game. When that doesn''t work, she comes up with reasons for not joining them --- her arm is sore, her cat needs a walk, you shouldn''t climb so soon after eating. Finally, she tells herself she doesn''t want to climb the tree. But is that true, or is this brave adventurer just too afraid to try?This delightful picture book from Ashley Spires, bestselling author of The Most Magnificent Thing, perfectly depicts what children go through when confronted with something difficult. With humor and endearing artwork, Spires sensitively portrays Lou procrastinating, making excuses, imagining alternatives and denying she cares. Ultimately, Lou faces her fear, and although she fails, the effort empowers her, encouraging a growth mindset. All the while, Lou''s friends model compassionate friendship by offering to teach her how to climb and then moving the game. This book makes a perfect choice for a character education discussion about courage or resilience, or a life-skills lesson on facing challenges. The story also promotes the joy of imaginative play in the outdoors.… (mer)
 
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Statistik

Verk
30
Även av
6
Medlemmar
3,487
Popularitet
#7,293
Betyg
4.1
Recensioner
327
ISBN
146
Språk
7

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