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Secret Tree Fort

by Brianne Farley

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A fun story about using your imagination to play. This one inspired me to try a little harder. My preschool story time kids loved it. ( )
  JenW1 | Apr 19, 2017 |
SECRET TREE FORT by Brianne Farley is a charming picture book about two sisters with different ideas about how to spend an afternoon outdoors.

When siblings are told to “go outside and play,” the young girl tried to convince her sister that they should play together. When she’s ignored, the girl uses her imagination to weave an amazing story of a secret fort. Colorful illustrations bring the imaginary fort to life.

Librarians know that forts are always a popular topic. Use this sweet picture book as a read-aloud and encourage children to draw pictures of their own imaginary tree fort.

To learn more about the author, go to http://briannefarley.com/.

Published by Candlewick Press on April 12, 2016. ARC courtesy of the publisher. ( )
  eduscapes | Jun 8, 2016 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0763662976, Hardcover)

Even a bookish big sister is drawn in by the promise of her imaginative sibling’s spectacular hideaway.

I have a secret tree fort, and YOU’RE NOT INVITED!

When two sisters are ushered outside to play, one sits under a tree with a book while the other regales her with descriptions of a cool fort in a tree that grows ever more fantastical in the telling. What will it take to get the older sister to look up? The promise of a water-balloon launcher in case of attack? A trapdoor to stargaze through? A crow’s nest from which to see how many whales pass by or to watch for pirates? Or the best part of all, which can’t be revealed, because it’s a secret?

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 29 Feb 2016 01:00:02 -0500)

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