Editorial Review

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

Cover: Making a Book

‘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).’

—James A. Cox

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