Haddon - an interview
+ an extract of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the
Night-time" read to you
"The narrator of the story is an autistic teenager who
is obsessed with Sherlock Holmes and who must prove his innocence
when a neighborhood dog is killed." (npr.org)
Guidefor "The Curious Incident
of the Dog in the Night-Time"
- Literary Elements
- Chapter Summaries with Notes / Analysis
- Overall Analysis
- Questions (thebestnotes.com)
Read and listen, then do the activities.
Ugly Duckling - Gingerbread Man - Cinderella - Little Red Riding Hood
- Sleeping Beauty -
Jack and the Bean Stalk - Goldilocks and the Three Bears
from the Web - Illustrated stories you can read and listen to! (storiesfromtheweb.org)
- for early years :
Jape Goes to the Doctor's / Jif's Jungle
Adventure / Jif and Jape are Friends /
Jif and Jape Go to the Library
Dog Stories- to listen to (NO transcripts of these
stories) The Intelligent Dog / The Amazing Act / The Unknown Girl
/ The Hunter and the Lion /
The Practical Country Boy / The Excessive Bill / The Hayseed and the
Taxi Driver /
The Secret of a Long Life / The Doctor and the Painter /
The Patient and the Doctor / Going to California (a two-part story)
+ other mp3 recordings for English learners (funny stories)
- read in clear American English
Spider's Week - une histoire avec de beaux dessins (+
- révision des jours et des vêtements (arnes.si)
wish - a story about a caterpillar (with SOUND) - (kizclub.com)
Stories(with SOUND) - (kizclub.com) The Fox and the Crow - Three Little Bears - The Mouse and
the Lion - The Three Billy Goats Gruff -
Country Mouse and City Mouse - The Three Pigs - The Enormous Carrot
- Baking Bread
facts about Dr Seuss "It's the 100th anniversary on Tuesday of the
birth of the children's writer, Dr Seuss, author of classics
such as The Cat in the Hat, and Green Eggs and Ham.
Who was he and where did he live? What was the source of
those bizarre ideas? BBC News Online answers 10 questions..." (BBC)
Norton Juster :
Phantom Tollbooth (1961) "a children's novel and a modern fairy tale full of
wordplay and adventure.
Written by Norton Juster and illustrated by Jules Feiffer,
it tells the story of a bored young boy named Milo who drives
through a magic tollbooth into the
Kingdom of Wisdom, where he embarks on a noble quest and in
the end learns a valuable lesson." (Wikipedia)
Jeff Kinney :
of a Wimpy Kid
"a children's book by American author/cartoonist Jeff
Kinney in 2007.
The story is about a boy named Greg Heffley and his life
in the 7th grade.
The novel, which switches between handwritten text and comic
Greg gets a diary to write down his thoughts, feeling or
what he did that day .
But if this diary was to fall into the wrong hands, then
Greg's life would be ruined..." (Wikipedia)
Book People Unite
"We've brought together some of our most beloved literary characters to rally people behind the Book People Unite movement and help get books in the hands of kids who need them the most. Join the movement at bookpeopleunite.org
Starring: Pinocchio, Madeline, Greg (Diary of a Wimpy Kid), Rip Van Winkle, LeVar Burton, Three Blind Mice, Humpty Dumpty, Curious George, Big Bad Wolf, Little Red Riding Hood, Raggedy Ann & Andy, Goldilocks and the three bears, Captain Ahab, Three Pigs, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Babar the Elephant, Mr Men, Little Miss, Mr Tickle, Little Miss Chatterbox, Mr Tall, Peter (The Snowy Day), The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Black Beauty.
Music produced by: The Roots..." (YouTube)