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My Storee: Just because you can't spell doesn't mean you can't write!

My Storee: Just because you can't spell doesn't mean you can't write! (Hardback)

By Russell, Paul
Illustrated by Aska

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A young boy has a mind full of wonderful stories but when he writes them down, day after day, they come back covered in red pen after his teachers have corrected his spelling. It seems his dyslexia will always hold him back from sharing his creativity the way he longs to. Then a ...new teacher arrives at the school. Mr Watson tells magical stories and draws wonderful pictures. He makes his students feel safe. He inspires them to be themselves. He doesna t cover the boya s stories in red pen a and with this newfound acceptance the boy finally feels comfortable to just write! My Storee is a story of hope and acceptance into a world of literature that can too often seem impossible or difficult for dyslexic children to enter because of the rules that surround it. It highlights the magic and importance of a storya, the ideas and the creativity behind literature that are too often taught out of children through an over-emphasis on teaching them rules, structure and spelling. It is an engaging and creatively designed picture book that provides inspiration and support for reluctant writers and dyslexics, and shows the importance and power of good teachers. It is also the story of Paul Russell, the author, who as a dyslexic boy was inspired to become the writer and teacher he is today because of one teacher who believed in him.
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ISBN 9781925335774
Published AU 1 Aug 2018
Publisher Exisle Publishing
Format Hardback
136 In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9781925335774
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Exisle Publishing
Imprint EK Books
Published 1 Aug 2018
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Russell, Paul
Illustrated by Aska
Category Picture Storybooks
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 254mm
Height: 241mm
Dewey Code 823.92
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age 5-8 years
Reading Age 5-8 years
Library of Congress Dyslexia - Pictorial works - Juvenile fiction
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile