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Simon's Book


MSRP: $29.95
Price: $23.95
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Order Number: 126.0017
Format : DVD
Theme:,Lots of imagination and hard work can make a small idea grow and grow–even into a book.
 
Doodles come to “monstrous” life, as Simon flees from a monster with the help of one of his drawing pens.

LeVar takes viewers into the studio of the author of Simon’s Book, Henrik Drescher, to find out how he came up with the idea for his book and to look at the original illustrations. LeVar then visits the printing plant to watch as a book is printed, pages are cut to size, and the book is bound.

Author: Henrik Drescher
Publisher: Lothrop
 
Field Trip Segments
Meet the Author - LeVar introduces us to Henrik Drescher, the author of the book, who tells how he came up with the idea for his book as he and LeVar look at original illustrations.
Let's Make a Book - See how the Reading Rainbow review book "The Terrible Thing that Happened at Our House" is printed, pages are cut to size and the book is bound.
The History of Print - A history of printing is shown through animation.
 
Review Books: Begin at the Beginning by Amy Schwartz; What’s Under My Bed? by James Stevenson; Me and Neesie by Eloise Greenfield.

Rights granted with purchase include: a) life of media audiovisual use and  b) public performance..

Ideal for Grades: K - 4
Duration: 30 minutes
Closed Captioned
©GPN / WNED-TV
Series #126

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