This Is a Good Story

byAdam LehrhauptIllustratorMagali Le Huche

September 12, 2017|
This Is a Good Story by Adam Lehrhaupt
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Parents’ Choice Recommended

“An imaginative and creative way of educating readers about effective storytelling and elements of style. Great for sharing one-on-one or in a language arts classroom.” —School Library Journal

“This tongue-in-cheek way of delivering the rules of creative writing is clever, and paired with Le Huche’s earnest, childlike illustrations, it seems to be aimed at giving helpful direction to aspiring young creators.” —Kirkus Reviews

From E.B. White Read Aloud author Adam Lehrhaupt comes an inspiring new picture book that takes apart the pieces of a story—hero, heroine, setting, conflict—and asks the reader to put the story back together again. This is a good story…or is it?

As a child takes her pencil and begins to draw pictures for a story, the narrator takes her and the reader through a rollicking sequence of events in this classic tale of bad guys and townsfolk and dungeons. With simplicity and flair, Adam tells a story and then a meta-story of the parts of the story at once! This Is a Good Story is a wonderful primer on the parts of a story and an imaginative way to encourage creative thinking, writing, and storytelling.
Adam Lehrhaupt’s first picture book, Warning: Do Not Open This Book!, received the E.B. White Read Aloud Honor Award, was an ALA Notable Book, and a Huffington Post Notable Book. School Library Journal called it, “More fun than a barrel of monkeys.” He is also the author of Please, Open This Book!, which was name...
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Title:This Is a Good Story
Format:Picture Books
Product dimensions:40 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.4 in
Shipping dimensions:40 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.4 in
Published:September 12, 2017
Publisher:Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:4
ISBN - 13:9781481429351

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