Creating picture books laptop wraps

What is your favourite picture book? Most of us have fond memories of at least one from when we were young. When we read a picture book, both words and pictures are important in creating meaning.

Max and the wild things


Explore Picture books up close which looks at a very successful and much-loved picture book, Where the Wild Things Are, by Maurice Sendak. This is part of the larger CLI resource picture_word_book.

Your tasks

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The characters in picture books are very important. Look at some of the characters from Where the Wild Things Are and write a description of them.

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Create your own character for your picture book and describe it.

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Create your own picture book, including images, text and audio.

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Share your picture book with others.

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