By Debi Englebaugh
Connecting art and language arts,
this guide offers creative lessons
for more than 140 favorite children's books,
most of which have been published within the last 10 years.
The lessons help teachers inspire young students to
create art projects related to a book's story.
In the first part of the book, the author explains more than
50 art techniques that can be used with almost any book,
including batik, collage, decoupage, paste paper,
and sponge painting. The second part of the book provides
teachers with a wealth of illustrated lessons.
Each lesson includes the book's title,
the art project, a brief description of the story as it relates
to the art project, supplies, instructions, bibliographic information,
and a list of relevant Web sites.
Children's Books include: Araminta's Paint Box,
Arthur's Pet Business, Birdsong. Charlotte's Web, Dear Peter Rabbit,
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Milo and the Magical Stones.
Rechenka's Eggs, Where the Sidewalk Ends, And many more!
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