Best Picks winner in Dr. Toy's 2012 Best Children's Products Program
Honors winner in the Book category
“Parents, teachers, and child-care providers will find plenty of inspiration in these projects, and children will enjoy using them in their creative pursuits.”
“Low on tech, high on terrific”
“Have you ever thought about combining craft projects and story telling? What an ingenious idea!”
“This book is truly a great resource”
“What memories and people – especially families – are all about: stories (both true and imagined), told and retold within groups of people. This is an official rave.”
“Each craft project is presented in an easy-to-follow way, with colorful photographs of the adorable and fun-looking projects.”
“Emily K. Neuburger’s guide to inspiring storytelling in children welcomes readers as easily as a mother on a playground. … the book makes storytelling simple … Show Me a Story is a necessary book for parents, educators, and those who might be searching for new ways to spark the creativity of young people.”
“A must-have book for parents and teachers, this amazing book is full of creative ideas to develop a child’s storytelling skills. From story stones to picture tales to story maps, your children’s imagination will blossom as they enjoy the activities listed in this book. Regardless of their reading level, this book is a great tool for developing reading comprehension, sequence, characters, setting, plot, and so much more.”
“Unique and beautiful … this book can be the beginning of endless hours of creativity for both kids and the grown-ups who spend time with them.”
“Public and school libraries will want this rich, innovative craft book in their collections.”
Winner of a 2012 Family Choice Award
There are so many nice ideas and the illustrations are great.
While it's aimed for children, the writing prompts and exercises will also work with adults, and can be used as a great problem solving tool or communication tool.
I highly recommend this book for any home schooler, crafty parent or teacher.
Good book for different ideas of how to extend learning about reading and making different story telling. Read morePublished 6 months ago by jackie
product came in a timely fashion & was in good shape it is an interesting resource for families and shoolsPublished 7 months ago by Pamela A. Marchlewski
Very lovely & fantastic ideas for helping children with language & imagination development- something for all ages (though most probably 3-12) and most projects have doubled as... Read morePublished 8 months ago by kali
I absolutely love this book! The whole idea behind it is just beautiful and inspiring. Creative writing is almost becoming a lost art form, and this book really helps to get... Read morePublished 9 months ago by littlebird
This book looks like it will be so much fun ! Can't wIt to give it to my daughter to read and use with her little ones .Published 9 months ago by George
There are so many nice ideas and the illustrations are great. We want to use some of these ideas at family game night.Published 9 months ago by Julianne M Newton
Happy vere happy make me this book. Its original and creative. I work as a school librarian and sometimes we run out of ideas to engage readers with books, clearly a success!!. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Paola V. Faăndez Garcăa
Great book to get ideas for getting kids away from tv and to use their imAgination.
Highly recommended for parents or teachers.
Absolutely great ideas for encourage children to 'talk story'. So many good ideas in a charming format. I just kept wanting to read the whole book. Read morePublished 15 months ago by preader