Adventures with Zap - A Creative Workbook for Beginning Writers
Author(s): Diane Landy; Allison Hershey (Illustrator)
Writing and Spelling
Calling all Earth kids
Meet Zap, a spunky blue alien from the planet Vox Nova. When a stowaway from Earth sneaks onto his spaceship, he makes lots of mistakes. Is the furry creature friendly? Or dangerous? Zots Quick, grab a pencil to teach Zap about our world. Share memories, too, and make up adventures of your own.
- Can't write yet?
Zip-zapper-zot Find a helper who can be your reading, writing robot
- Learning to write?
Ka-zooks No need to worry about spelling to be an author of this book
- Already a word wizard? You're on top of your game. Play with fun ways to edit and shoot for the stars
Writing coach Diane Landy brings years of elementary and preschool classroom experience to this one-of-a-kind book, in which each writing and drawing prompt is carefully crafted around a comic story. Kids will:
Adventures with Zap
- create characters, settings, and action scenes
- bring pictures to life with words
- brainstorm when stuck
- write thoughts and dialogue
- use "power words"
- express feelings and wishes.
introduces the magic of storytelling through playful writing practice. Children build skills and confidence while creating a precious keepsake.