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Idea jar

by Lehrhaupt, Adam,

Format: Print Book 2018
Availability: Available at 21 Libraries 25 of 33 copies
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Summary
"Seems destined to help jump-start classroom writing assignments." -- Publishers Weekly
"A good starting point for creativity in various forms." -- School Library Journal
"This imaginative book is likely to inspire more Idea Jars in classrooms." -- Booklist

From the author of Warning: Do Not Open This Book comes a lively story about a teacher's special jar where her students keep their story ideas--but watch out when those ideas go on the loose!

The idea jar is where students keep their ideas--anything from a Viking to a space robot to a giant dragon. These ideas can be combined to make new exciting stories. But watch out when the ideas escape the jar--they might get a little rowdy! Adam Lehrhaupt's newest picture book is sure to inspire creativity, imagination, and adventure.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "The story begins with the image of a clear glass jar filled with pieces of paper against a plain white background. The text explains that a teacher keeps an Idea Jar to inspire his students' stories. The pictures become more interesting when the story elements start coming to life. A space robot climbs out of the jar, followed by a horseless cowgirl, a dragon, and a Viking. The cartoon characters, rendered in cheerful gouache and pen-and-ink, begin advising the students rather than waiting for the students to direct them. The humorous text provides plenty of useful writing tips and models for the multiethnic group of children and, in consideration of varied learning styles, mentions that stories can come in written, drawn, or spoken form. A large-scale spread depicts a climactic moment when the Idea Jar is spilled. With the ideas let loose all at once, the students are forced to think of an exciting classroom-wide story big enough to contain the varied elements. This imaginative book is likely to inspire more Idea Jars in classrooms.--Whitehurst, Lucinda Copyright 2018 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "An unseen student narrates Lehrhaupt's celebration of storytelling creativity, pointing out the teacher's Idea Jar. "We keep our story ideas in it," the child explains-scraps of paper with words such as dragon, robot, pirate, and Viking written on them. "There's no such thing as a bad story idea," the student continues, and many ways to tell a tale: "You can write it. Draw it. Talk it." At one point, a red-bearded Viking climbs out of the jar, offers pointers ("That ship should be way bigger"), and generally advocates for Vikings to be part of every story. After the mischievous Viking tips the jar over, a dragon, robot, and other creatures explode into the room, creating chaos that can only be resolved by a story that brings the ideas together. Pilutti's goofy visual comedy-speech balloons with smart-alecky comments, ocean water flooding the classroom-provides laughs, and although Lehrhaupt doesn't really explore or explain how ideas come together to create a story, it seems destined to help jump-start classroom writing assignments. Ages 4-8. Author's agent: Alexandra Penfold, Upstart Crow Literary. Illustrator's agent: Jennifer Rofé, Andrea Brown Literary. (Feb.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Subjects Storytelling -- Juvenile fiction.
Creative writing -- Juvenile fiction.
Imagination -- Juvenile fiction.
Storytelling -- Fiction.
Creative writing -- Fiction.
Imagination -- Fiction.
Publisher New York :2018
Edition First edition.
Contributors Pilutti, Deb, illustrator.
Language English
Notes "A Paula Wiseman book."
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 27 cm
ISBN 9781481451666
1481451669
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