Children around the world enjoy whimsical tales. This book presents ten popular children's stories, which are used to teach critical and creative thinking skills. Each unit begins with a summary of the story and questions from Bloom's Taxonomy. Following these questions are independent project ideas developed to encourage creative thinking and writing. The following is a list of books used: There's a Nightmare in My Closet, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, Just Me and My Dad, Mousekin's Golden House, A Giraffe and a Half, The Sweet Touch, Owl Moon, Hey, Al, Patrick's Dinosaurs, and the Gigantic Balloon.