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Things Are Looking Up, Jack

by (author) Dan Bar-el

Publisher
Orca Book Publishers
Initial publish date
Oct 2003
Category
General
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781551432786
    Publish Date
    Oct 2003
    List Price
    $7.95

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 8 to 11
  • Grade: 3 to 6
  • Reading age: 8 to 11

Description

All is not right in the land of Mother Goose. People and things keep falling down and it is not merely coincidental. There is trouble afoot. It is up to King Jack and his sister Princess Jill to get to the bottom of this mystery.

About the author

 

Dan Bar-el est un auteur à succès, un pédagogue et un conteur qui a publié des romans, des albums illustrés et des bandes dessinées. Depuis vingt et un ans, il travaille avec des enfants de trois à treize ans en tant que prestataire de services de garde et donne des cours de théâtre et d'écriture. Dan habite à Vancouver.

 

Dan Bar-el believes that the highest compliment a preschool child can pay is to call one silly. He carries the label with honor. "Preschool children have no patience for 'jokes,'" he says. "Ask one to tell you a knock-knock joke and, painfully, you'll see my point. But nothing gets a giggle like the absurd. Nothing is funnier than turning the rules on their heads." And that is exactly what Dan has done in his new book, in which each of twenty-six children is named for a child he has taught. The author of Things are Looking Up, Jack and Things are Looking Grimm, fill, Dan lives, writes and teac

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