Leo Lionni KinderLit Book - His Stories and Messages

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Leo Lionni and his Messages!
Leo Lionni has authored and illustrated many books during his career. Through this KinderLit book, your students will explore the many interesting animal characters as well as discover the special messages that Mr. Lionni reveals through his tales. His books lend themselves to teaching character identification, comparing and contrasting stories and characters, and retelling events in correct sequence.

Student pages are based on the following books:
*Swimmy
*Little Blue and Little Yellow
*Frederick
*Let's Make Rabbits
*The Alphabet Tree
*The Extraordinary Egg
*A Color Of His Own
*Cornelius
*Alexander and the Wind-up Mouse
*Fish Is Fish
*Inch By Inch
*A Busy Year
*Tillie and the Wall (added Dec. 2016)

How do I use this book in my classroom?
Your students can create their own copy of this book! Included are all the reproducible blackline masters, full directions, and a color photo page showing the completed pages of the book.

The children create a page a day, using the collage technique.  The students follow directions to create the illustration out of construction paper.  Included are the complete cutting directions for making circles and ovals from squares and rectangles by trimming off the corners.   All you do is cut squares and rectangles on your paper cutter for the pages.  The rest is up to the children!  Very little teacher time for prepping and no patterns or tracers to create!  



There is at least one word on each page for the students to write.  We sound the word out together as a class and then the children can copy it from the board or try sounding it out themselves. 



When we are finished with the book, we use it at our reading station in place of the published books from our reading program.  The children love using their own books and take great pride in them!

Just what is a KinderLit book?
Click here to receive a free download for an explanation of what a KinderLit book is, how to use it in your classroom, and what the benefits are of using one of our books! There’s even a link to our video on cutting squares into circles the KinderLit way!


Leo Lionni KinderLit Book by KinderLit is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

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20
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Leo Lionni KinderLit Book - His Stories and Messages
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