A celebration of imaginative play.
Not too long ago a visited an old story that I used to adore when I was younger, and so I began re reading all of my Favourite childhood books I have decided to put up small reviews about each children s book that I think deserves a little sentence or so Reading these picture books makes me feel like I am taking a dive into the past, and I love it The art and the simple stories are what started my love for reading and has lead to my fascination with complex characters and stories.
The picture book Drac and the Gremlin was always of my sister s favorite, but I to shared the love of adventure of playing that the book radiates Drac and the Gremlin is a short and sweet story of a brother and sister playing an epic imagin At first, I wasn t sure what to make of this book The words depict an action packed, fantasy world where the main goal is to fight the Gremlin of the Groaning Grotto However, the pictures show that this is really just a little girl and her brother being extremely imaginative in their backyard The same story line was just told differently with words and pictures.
No morals of this story immediately jump to my mind, but I did really appreciate the emphasis the story put on the value of imagination In this world of fast paced technology, I believe many children are missing out on really letting their imaginations go wild when playing outside I think this story addresses a simple point that anything can happen in your mind when you re the one creating the story The children were really just playing with sticks and a cat, b Gorgeous A wonderful play of words and pictures.
ê Drac and the Gremlin ½ This was one of my all time favourite pictures books for reading with my children And they loved it too, even when they grew too old to admit to liking baby books The illustrations are absolutely gorgeous and the contrast between pictures and text is what makes for such a brilliant story Clearly illustrates the power and value of imagination.
I love the illustrations in this picture book than the story itself It was a family favourite when our children were growing up and it was lovely to read it again today Jane Tanner captures the fantasy play in quite a realistic way with her illustrations It is a great book to help show young readers some ideas of using their imagination and also a good tool for asking questions There are also some challenging words in the text, like treacherous attack, which will help extend a child s vocabulary and give the adult sharing the story an opportunity to interact with the young listener Some language seems a little old fashioned, like Great Queen Drac, come to my aid before all is lost My absolute favourite illustration is of the Terrible Tongued Dragon He is just gorgeous He reminds me of our dog, Mitzi The illustrations showcase a typical Australian rainforest backyard garde A story of children playing and using their imagination This is juxtaposed by the images in the book clearly displaying the realities of their play time.
I have always loved this book It is beautifully illustrated I wish that today s children had the opportunity for such great imaginative play I think that technology robs them of that opportunity For that reason, I especially appreciate Drac and the Gremlin
The words explain the fantasy world the children are inhabiting subduing the Gremlin of the Groaning Grotto her little brother with her ultra laser beam a wrapping paper covered paper towel roll , before attempting a rescue of the White Wizard a butterfly from General Min and her Hissing Horde the cat Minnie and her kittens I won t give away the ending The illustrations show what s physically occuring in the backyard.
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