|Read, study, and share 14 picture books in 14 days|
Welcome to DAY 9! Today's lesson is on...DIALOGUE.
|Telephone by Mac Barnett|
Author: Mac Barnett
Illustrator: Jen Corace
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Word Count: 130
Top 10 Element: Dialogue
In this picture book a string of birds on a telephone wire play a game of telephone, with the usual mixed up results.This book is pure dialogue. And so much fun. Anyone who's ever played this childhood game will want to read this book. Here's the first spread:
|"Tell Peter: Fly home for dinner."|
Hit pop flies and homers, Prop planes are for fliers, Put your wet socks in the dryer, and on and on it goes.
Today's lesson: PLAY with dialogue. Have FUN with it. See where it might lead you. In this book, it eventually leads Peter to fly back home for dinner. What about you?
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