From the author of the wildly popular Extraordinary Shorts comes a new and amusingsecond book in this series of 10 minute stories that entertain, provokequestions and invite opinions.
Perfect for children who might be intimidated bylonger reads, Kids in Shorts can beread in a few minutes and each story is new and different - with unexpectedendings!
These are characters and situations that we can all relate to, evenpossibly turn to each other and say "I know a kid like this!" or "I'm goingthrough an issue like this now." This time the stories mainly focus on children that have aproblem, be it physical, emotional or circumstantial, and, through thecharacters, show how they cope.
Some of the tales are a little spooky, some setin unexpected places, but all bursting with good humour and lively descriptionsand all entirely relatable.
Each story is also accompanied by a beautifully detailedline drawing that cleverly captures the essence of the narrative. The author has tried to obey all the rules about writing togive children high-quality but exciting examples to base their own work upon. They may be asked: "Can you write a story like this about someone you know?"The collection is therefore ideal for teachers to use in reading groups tostimulate the imaginative process.
With many of the ideas based on real eventsand characters, these are interesting, amusing and inspiring kids in a medleyof colourful shorts!
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 104 pages
- Publisher: Troubador Publishing
- Publication Date: 17/05/2018
- Category: General
- ISBN: 9781788034685