Lost and Find Anew

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Some Things I’ve Lost by Cybele Young

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Umbrella lost,

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undergoing changes

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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

LEARNING EXTENSIONS:

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.

EXTENDING CONNECTIONS:

To learn more about Cybele Young, visit: http://www.cybeleyoung.ca

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