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Dear Diary (edition 2001)

by Sara Fanelli (Author)

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Title:Dear Diary
Authors:Sara Fanelli (Author)
Info:Walker Childrens Paperbacks (2001), Paperback, 40 pages
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This book was different, it would be something to use to teach point of view in writing but it was a little hard to follow especially with the different pictures and handwriting all over the pages. ( )
  ghimbert | Feb 8, 2013 |
This book was...odd. Everything about it was so different. The storyline consists of diary entries of quite a few characters from the story, right down to the fork and spoon used at dinnertime. It starts with an entry from a little girl named Lucy, she tells about her day at school, playing with her dog, and having dinner with her family. The other entries come from: the chair in the classroom, the spider who was spotted by the chair on the ceiling, the firefly who traveled with the spider, the fork and knife used at Lucy's dinner, Lucy's dog Bubu, the ladybug Lucy took to school that day, and then Lucy ends it with a p.s. at the end. The illustrations are done through collage (making some of the characters quite creepy looking in my opinion), and the words are hand lettered. I suppose I could use it to teach point of view, but I'm not sure that I would as the words are so difficult to make out. ( )
  jrlandry1410 | Oct 26, 2011 |
This is a clever account of Lucy's day from very different point of view. The chair that was knocked over, the spider that was on the ceiling, Lucy's dog Bubu, and even the knife and fork that were used at the party Lucy's parents threw. Very cute and engaging. This would be great to show students that you see things one way and others may see the same thing a different way. Also could be used as an example of creative writing. The illustrations are very interesting and resemble what a true diary may look like with doodles and scribbles. ( )
  mmwrigh3 | Sep 26, 2011 |
A day at school and home told from different points of view. Lucy - student; a chair; a spider; a firefly; a knife and fork; Lucy's dog; and the ladybug Lucy took to school.
  pstone | Jul 9, 2008 |
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Experience a day at school and a dinner party from seven different points of view, including a little girl, a dog, a ladybug and a chair.

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