Goldie Socks and the Three Libearians

Goldie Socks and the Three Libearians”

Written by Jackie Mims Hopkins, Goldie Socks and the Three Libearians gives a classic tale a new twist featuring the library. Goldie Socks arrives at a cottage made of books to find shelves of books.

She browses for just the right book and searches for just the right reading spot.

But what will happen when the three libearians return to find Goldie Socks?

This story promotes creative components of originality and humor.

WHY I LIKE THIS BOOK: I like this book because I love fractured fairy tales. Jackie Mims Hopkins’ take on this classic tale educates while entertains. For me, that is the best of both worlds.

TITLE: Goldie Socks and the Three Libearians

AUTHOR: Jackie Mims Hopkins

ILLUSTRATOR: John Manders

PUBLISHER: Upstart Books, 2007

AGE GROUP: 5-7

TOPIC(S): book genres, library, 5 finger rule for choosing a book

CREATIVE COMPONENTS: humor, originality

LEARNING EXTENSIONS:

1) If you were Goldie Socks, what type of cottage would you like to? What types of things would be in the cottage? Who would live in the cottage?

2) List five book genres. Which genre is your favorite and why? Tell a friend about your favorite book in your favorite genre.

EXTENDING CONNECTIONS:

To learn more about author Jackie Mims Hopkins, visit:

http://www.jackiemimshopkins.com

To learn more about illustrator John Manders, visit:

http://www.johnmanders.com

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