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Show; Don't Tell!: Secrets of Writing

by Josephine Nobisso

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Innovative yet accessible writing strategies appropriate for both fiction and nonfiction are presented in this enchanting tale of a writing lion who holds court for a cast of animal friends. Aspiring writers learn the essential nature of nouns and adjectives and how to use them to express their individual visions so that they “show and don’t tell” every time. Writing lessons are cleverly integrated into a tale that incorporates a sound chip, a scratch-and-sniff patch, and a tactile object to engage the aspiring writer’s five senses in fun proofs.
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Winner of a 2004 Parents' Choice Recommended Award
 
Winner of the Best Trade Book with Educational Application award from Global Learning Initiative, a partnership of The Bologna Children's Book Fair and The Association of Educational Publishers
 
Selected for The Original Art exhibition at the Museum of Illustration
 
Winner of a Children's Choices Award from the International Reading Association/Children's Book Council
 
Winner of the National Parenting Publications Honors Award
 
Innovative yet accessible writing strategies appropriate for both fiction and nonfiction are presented in this enchanting tale of a writing lion who holds court for a cast of animal friends. Aspiring writers learn the essential nature of nouns and adjectives and how to use them to express their individual visions so that they “show and don’t tell” every time. Writing lessons are cleverly integrated into a tale that incorporates a sound chip, a scratch-and-sniff patch, and a tactile object to engage the aspiring writer’s five senses in fun proofs.

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Presents creative writing exercises that focus on the use of adjectives and nouns. Features scratch and sniff pages, electronic sounds, comic book spreads, and Greek chorus characters.

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