In Fish, a wordless picture book, a boy and his dog fish for letters, F, I, S, and H. They throw back the letters they don’t need.
When a storm of Bs and triangle sharks attack, the boy loses his fish.
Eventually, they catch the letters they need and head to the race. There’s a surprise ending.
This book promotes original, creative, and unconventional thinking.
AUTHOR: Liam Francis Walsh
ILLUSTRATOR: Liam Francis Walsh
PUBLISHER: Roaring Brook Press, 2016
AGE GROUP: 4-7
CREATIVE COMPONENTS: original, unconventional, creative
1) If you could fish for anything in the world, what would you fish for? How would you bait your hook to catch your “fish”? What would you use for bait? What would you do with your caught “fish”?
2) Rewrite the story replacing the letters for numbers. What purpose do the numbers serve that your main character catches? How will your main character use the numbers s/he catches?
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