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Tell Me The Day Backwards (2011)

by Albert Lamb(Favorite Author)
3.73 of 5 Votes: 2
0763650552 (ISBN13: 9780763650551)
Candlewick Press
review 1: This book has the nice twist of telling an exciting story backwards. I like the fact that the beginning suitably became the climax of the story. I can see many applications for this at school: sequencing, predicting, cause and effect. A fun assignment to correlate with this would be to have students write about their day backwards. This would also be a great read aloud for parents and children at night.
review 2: Love this! A mama and son bear get cozy at bedtime, recounting the events of the day backwards, from brushing teeth before bed, and before that watching the sunset, and before that....What a great retelling strategy to practice with little ones. We could do it after a field trip or other eventful day. We could list the events, draw a picture to g
... moreo with, cut the list up and reorganize the list chronologically...Older ones can compare it to "The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash" by Trinka Hakes Noble and Steven Kellogg for a different story told from end to beginning. less
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a wonderful story for children of all ages. Perhaps a new tradition for winding down.
This was a fun book for Lap Sit story time.
Fun way to recall the day!
ALSC Notable Book 2012
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