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Amy Krouse Rosenthal
Amy Krouse Rosenthal is a person who likes to make things. Some things she likes to make:Children's books.Grown-up books.Short videos.Speeches.Salads.Connections with the universe.Something out of nothing.Wishes. According to The New York Times, Amy's award-winning children's books "radiate fun... show more

Amy Krouse Rosenthal is a person who likes to make things. Some things she likes to make:Children's books.Grown-up books.Short videos.Speeches.Salads.Connections with the universe.Something out of nothing.Wishes. According to The New York Times, Amy's award-winning children's books "radiate fun the way tulips radiate spring: they are elegant and spirit-lifting." Her 20+ books for children include EXCLAMATION MARK, LITTLE PEA, SPOON, CHOPSTICKS, DUCK!RABBIT! and PLANT A KISS.As for her adult work, Amazon named ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AN ORDINARY LIFE one of the top 10 memoirs of the decade. She is also the creator of a specialty line of keepsake journals.Her viral videos include THE BECKONING OF LOVELY, THE KINDNESS THOUGHT BUBBLE, and THE MONEY TREE. You can also find the videos of her three TEDx talks online.In the summer of 2013, she embarked on a year-long project to create and launch a new website every Wednesday (awebsiteaweek.weebly.com)A longtime contributor to public radio, Amy lives in Chicago with her husband and children. She lives digitally at whoisamy.com.
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FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt rated it 5 months ago
For more reviews, check out my blog: Craft-CycleAn absolutely adorable tale that is a silly twist on children not wanting to eat their veggies. In this one, Little Pea dislikes eating his dinner: candy. But if he eats five bites, he gets his favorite dessert: spinach. Is it worth the struggle?This i...
Ms. Banks' Blissful Books
Ms. Banks' Blissful Books rated it 2 years ago
Duck! Rabbit! is a fun book. It is a great way to teach young students that there is more than one way of seeing things. This book would be great for shared reading because as the book is read the teacher can stop and ask questions to see what students are thinking. Students could also write an opin...
Miss Osi's Favorite Books
Miss Osi's Favorite Books rated it 2 years ago
This is a great book to use with younger grades when learning about perspective and point of view. I would use this book in my classroom by having students discuss what they see as we read the book together and than have them compare answers with other classmates in order to understand perspective. ...
Ms. Morris' Classroom Library
Ms. Morris' Classroom Library rated it 2 years ago
Duck! Rabbit! by Tom Litchtenheld is a story about how there can be two different views on something, yet both can be right. I love this book, because it allows students to see how and why to end an argument, and to try and see the other person's side. Guided Reading Level: J Classroom Activiti...
Amillio Farrington's collection of books
Is it a duck or is it a rabbit; or is it both. This book will have you thinking and assuming. This is a great book for young children to see both sides. Also they can make predictions of what it actually is. I would use this book during small reading groups where they reading and follow along with t...
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