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Title:
Once upon a slime
Author:
Griffiths, Andy, 1961-, author.
ISBN:
9781742612096
Publication Information:
Sydney : Pan Macmillan, 2013.

Sydney Pan Macmillan Australia, 2013.

©2013
Physical Description:
351 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
General Note:
"45 ways to get writing ... fast!"--Cover.

Includes index of writing forms/types of activities.
Contents:
Introduction--1. Bad Mummy and Daddy cartoons--2. Characters--3. Choose your own adventure--4. Crazy Machines and Inventions--5. Danger Danger--6. Diary of a blank--7. Do's and Dont's--8. Dumb Things--9. Everyday epics--10. Excuses, excuses--11. Explosions--12. Fast Writing--13. Fun with food--14. Graffiti--15.I hate--16. Illustrated stories--17. Incrediable places--18. Instructions and guides--19.I spy--20. Jar Labels--21. Just terrifying--22. Labelled diagrams--23. Lifting the lid--24. Lists--25.map making--26. Monsters, aliens, robots and zombies--27. Mr scribble cartoons--28. Nutty news--29. Once upon a slime--30. Pets and other animals--31. Pocket books--32. Poems--33. Posters and signs--34. Quizzes and tests--35. Rules(and how to break them)--36. Scripts--37. Snapshots--38. Stretching the truth--39. Superblank--40. That's embarrassing--41. The day my Blank went Blank--42. To whom it may concern--43. Toy Stories--44. Wasting the readers time--45. What if.?
Abstract:
Have you ever wondered where ideas come from and how stories are made? Would you like to know the true stories behind some of Andy and Terry's books and characters? Are you looking for simple, practical and inspiring writing activities? Would you like to discover 45 great ways to have fun with words and pictures? If you answered YES to any of these questions, then this is definitely the right book for you! Designed for teachers, students and young aspiring writers, ONCE UPON A SLIME contains 45 fun writing and storytelling activities, such as lists, instructions, cartoons, personal stories, poems and pocket books. Examples from Andy and Terry's books are used throughout to demonstrate techniques and to inspire readers to have as much fun playing with ideas, words and pictures as Andy and Terry do when they get together to create their crazy books.
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