my adventure to the fair; where you create the story #5

Summary:
In this trip to the fair, your child can fill in the details of his/her trip to the fair and its many adventures, including carnival rides, games, a pie eating contest, animals, music, and even fireworks.
Educational Themes:
This book has a strong educational theme as kids work on finding the right words to complete the sentences. You can use this as an opportunity to discuss different types of words (noun, adjective, verb etc.) It could be used similar to a Mad Lib where you fill out a list of words and then put the list and story together for a funny version.
Reading Level:
2.9
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
7 to 9
Recommended Age To Read Together:
6 to 9
Age of child:
Shared with a 7-year-old boy.
Purchase Recommendation:
Buy. I would buy this for my own child and as a unique gift.
Little Kid Reaction
Our son loved coming up with the words to fill in the blanks. Some answers were silly and some were very imaginative, but most the most exciting part was that he got to decide.
Big Kid Reaction
I enjoyed seeing my son's excitement to be creative in a new way. I was surprised by some of the words he chose and learned things about him from his answers that I did not know before. A book like this is fun not only at the time you create it, but would be fun to re-read over the years.
Pros:

This book is very unique and allows children to use their imagination and surprise you with the variety of their own ideas. Because it is personalized, kids will love seeing their name on the cover as author and illustrator. It encourages creativity and thinking skills in a fun way.

Cons:

The cover is very unexciting; I would probably not pick up the book in a store unless it was recommended.


Title My Adventure To The Fair; Where You Create The Story #5
Author Colleen Madonna Flood Williams
Publisher Orchard House Press © 2006
Illustrators Each Child
ISBN 159092293X
Material Hard Cover
Cost $6.99
Genres Adventure, Picture Book Series, Interactive Learning
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