- Have you ever wondered where ideas come from and how stories are made?
- Would you like to know the true stories behind some of Andy and Terry's books and characters?
- Are you looking for simple, practical and inspiring writing activities?
- Would you like to discover 45 great ways to have fun with words and pictures?
If you answered YES to any of these questions, then this is definitely the right book for you!
Designed for teachers, students and young aspiring writers, Once Upon a Slime contains 45 fun writing and storytelling activities, such as lists, instructions, cartoons, personal stories, poems and pocket books.
Examples from Andy and Terry's books are used throughout to demonstrate techniques and to inspire readers to have as much fun playing with ideas, words and pictures as Andy and Terry do when they get together to create their crazy books.
About the Author
Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton are a creative partnership that began with Just Tricking! in 1997 and now extends to seven Just books and more than a million copies sold, the award-winning The Bad Book, the off-the-wall success of The Cat on the Mat is Flat, the bestselling The Very Bad Book and, of course, The 13-Storey Treehouse and The 26-Storey Treehouse, both of which are storming through the bestseller charts. They are now published all over the world including the US where Andy's BUM books have made the New York Times bestseller lists.
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Comments about Once Upon a Slime:
I did not read this book but sent it to an 11 year old Canadian boy who is very bright and loves reading. His mother told me that Zachary does not do much creative writing at school but she thinks this book may well get him started.
For Ages: 6 - 12 years old
For Grades: 1 - 6
Number Of Pages: 360
Published: 1st April 2013
Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 12.8 x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.28