“Seaver the Weaver”
Seaver comes from a family of orb weavers who only make round webs. At night Seaver finds inspiration in the stars.
His siblings find his webs too different. But Seaver likes his unique shapes and continues to weave. His webs catch food. When his siblings’ webs don’t attract prey, they ask Seaver to teach them to weave.
This book promotes individuality, following one’s heart, unique, and courage.
TITLE: Seaver the Weaver
AUTHOR: Paul Czajak
ILLUSTRATOR: The Brothers Hilts
PUBLISHER: Mighty Media Kids, 2015
AGE GROUP: 6-8
CREATIVE COMPONENTS: individuality, following one’s heart, unique, courage
1) Look at the stars in the dark night. What shapes do you see? Sketch what you see. Then research constellations to see which ones you saw.
2) What other shapes could Seaver weave? Design what Seaver’s web would look like if he used more than one shape to weave his web.
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