Fall '19

Making a Book

From the Set Sequencing Stories

Shares the story of Phillip, who wants to write a book. First he thinks about his story and figures out his characters. Then he begins writing. What comes next? This book introduces readers to time-order words through Phillip's engaging story. Vibrant and colorful photos help tell the story. Fun facts add engaging details about writing stories. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

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$28.50 $19.95
  • Story Time!
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Interest Level Preschool - Grade 2
Reading Level Grade 1
Dewey 808.02
Lexile 500
ATOS Reading Level
Guided Reading Level K
Language English
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Format Reinforced book, Hosted ebook
ISBN 9781503835092, 9781503839724
Copyright 2020, 2020
Number of Pages 24, 24
Dimensions 9.5 x 8, 9.5 x 8
Graphics Full-color photographs

A noteworthy review of Sequencing Stories from Children's Bookwatch on October 1, 2019

‘Making a Book’ is a grade level 1 how-to book from the series, Sequencing Stories. It describes the process of creating a book from a child author’s viewpoint. It outlines the process of writing a book, including imagining and creating a story, plus specifics about characters, setting, and plot. Green highlighted sidebars detail various fun facts related to the process of making a book. The process of making a book is broken down into multiple steps, including imagining, writing, revising, drawing illustrations, and finishing. For additional help, ‘Making a Book’ has a glossary of terms, a resource section titled To Learn More, and an index. ‘Making a Book’ is an inspiring workbook for early elementary students to use for help in creating their own stories. Also highly recommended are these additional titles by author Meg Gaertner in the series, Sequencing Stories: ‘Building a Snowman (9781503835061),’ ‘Building with Blocks (9781503835122),’ ‘Carving a Jack-o’-Lantern (9781503835078),’ ‘Making Cookies (9781503835108),’ ‘Making a Valentine (9781503835139),’ ‘Making Lemonade (9781503835085),’ and ‘Planting a Garden (9781503835115).’

Author: Meg Gaertner

Meg Gaertner is a children's book author and editor who lives in Minnesota. When not writing, she enjoys dancing and spending time outdoors.