When I was young, children’s books had simple colourful drawings to capture my attention. As a parent I was able to buy books that were beautifully illustrated. We then had taped books that could browsed whilst listening to the story...
The Giant from Nowhere
Reviewer: Bernadette Gregory
Interactive with activities to reinforce literacy skills
The Giant from Nowhere is an excellent multi-faceted story with the opportunity for the audience to interact with additional text, like the ‘Newspaper Article’ and the interactive ‘Police Questionnaire’. My grandchildren enjoyed the story and loved the illustrations and use of the fun formatting used in the text. The additional tasks provided in the lesson plan pack lend themselves to be used in a small group, although they could be used by a grandparent to enhance literacy skills in a fun environment.