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The Adventures of Polo by Regis Faller

The Adventures of Polo

by Regis Faller

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"The Adventures of Polo" is almost like a comic book. It has no words but uses pictures to tell the story of a little guy who travels to different unique places. This book is colorful and the illustrations are very detailed. With no words it makes it a little difficult to have any meaning. However, with this book you could have students create their own story by just using the pictures. During read aloud have them make up the story. They then could go create their own picture story like the book and share it with a classmate, they then could have the other classmate tell a story using their drawings. ( )
  mholtan | Dec 3, 2015 |
A wordless book that is formatted into a graphic novel. Polo is out on an adventure to many plaves in the universe with different terrains along the way.
  ayala.yannet | Jun 7, 2015 |
This picture book is really cute with great illustration. like "Chalk" this book too has a focus on imagination and it would be fun for the kids to pretend they are this character in the book.
  ecm014 | Dec 1, 2014 |
I love how simplistic the pictures are. Like comic strips with the multiple pictures per page. Fun and easy to follow.
  Talwold | May 27, 2014 |
Setting: It goes through different lands.

Theme: There are many areas to explore

Genre: Picture novel

Summary: This story is about a little character named Polo. The story tells the voyage of Polo going into different lands. As soon as he leaves his house, is journeys into different places and areas. It starts off from him starting from the sky and going onto the land, then heading into the ocean.

Audience: Children.

Curriculum ties: Exploration of areas.

Personal response: While looking at this book, I enjoyed every part of it. The book tells so many stories with just a few images. First off, tells kids to explore the outside world. By exploring outside the house, kids will find many different adventures and things they have never seen before. Next, it gives kids the exposure to different details within a given area. For instance, when it shows the water, it shows Polo dropping from the sky, it shows the sky with clouds and animals. And as soon as he hits the water, he is exposed to fishing. In the different areas, the kids are exposed to different things to do within that area. For instance, when Polo goes to the water, he is exposed to fishing. I think that the book showing what kids can see in the outside world, will get them exploring instead of staying indoors. ( )
  Thach | May 15, 2013 |
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Polo the dog sets out from his home and enjoys many adventures, including sailing his boat on top of a whale, roasting hot dogs over a volcano, and taking a ride in a spaceship built from a mushroom.

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