So, hello world! Here I am. First video post, looking rough. If there were a “makeup” filter on IMovie I would have used it. But there isn’t. So enjoy…haha.
Today’s video blog talks about using humor to hook kids and I will be sharing one of my all time favorite picture books I’m Bored by Michael Ian Black and Debbie Ohi.
If you loved I’m Bored, you’ll be as excited as I am to check out their new book Naked, which will be on shelves next summer.
Check out Debbie’s site at http://debbieohi.com/ where she has great classroom activities, printable goodies, and other fun things that go with I'm Bored!
Some of Michael Ian Black's other books for children are listed below. (One of my favorites of his is The Purple Kangaroo.)
I’m Bored was published by Simon and Schuster in 2012.
As a reading specialist, I've compiled lists over the years of hilarious books for kids. Feel free to download this list.
And let me know what I've missed. (I'm sure there are many!) What are some of your favorite hilarious picture books?
I hope you enjoyed the first Mondays with Mandy (or Mira)! See you next Monday!
We are so excited to be mixing things up at the Children's Book Academy, beginning with some delicious additions to the Blogfish. Meet our awesome new bloggers!!
Here's our lineup:
1st Mondays begin with Clear Fork/Spork editor/art director, former agent and former kidlit professor Mira Reisberg PhD who is also the Director of the Children's Book Academy.
2nd Mondays will feature super smart Melissa Stoller whose career is taking off with several new books.
3rd Mondays will feature Bryan Patrick Avery, published writer, man of mystery, and professional magician among other things.
4th Mondays will feature the fabulous debut author/illustrator Sarah Momo Romero.
And 5th Mondays will feature awesomely irreverent and super funny Aussie author Brydie Wright.
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