Some Things I’ve Lost by Cybele Young
until final stage of transformation.
In Some Things I’ve Lost, every day objects, a hat, sunglasses, binoculars, are lost. Foldout pages feature each object’s metamorphosis as award-winning artist Cybele Young transforms these lost items into exquisite paper sculptures. “Readers will consider the inevitability of change and the power of imagination.” This book promotes creativity, imagination, inventive, and flexible thinking.
TITLE: Some Things I’ve Lost
AUTHOR: Cybele Young
Artwork by Cybele Young
PUBLISHER: Groundwood Books House of Anansi Press, 2015
AGE GROUP: 4-8
CREATIVE COMPONENTS: creativity, imagination, inventive, flexible thinking
1) Discuss what metamorphosis is. How do animals go through the stages of change? How can these stages be applied to an invention?
2) Pick an everyday object like a fork. Transform this fork into something other its original purpose is.
To learn more about Cybele Young, visit: http://www.cybeleyoung.ca