Tuesday, April 22, 2014

A Picture Book a Day for a Year: Day 3


Picture Book: Lola Loves Stories

Author: Anna McQuinn

Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw

Summary: Lola’s father regularly takes her to the library for books. Each time a book is read, Lola transforms into the main character of the book.

Hanna’s Comments
: This is a simple but powerful tale illustrating the delights of reading stories and how what we read may influence us.

Publisher & Date of Publication: Scholastic, 2010

Age and Grade Appropriateness: 2 and up, nursery and up

# of Pages: 28

Available in Spanish? yes

Formats other than book: None at present

PBT Category: Post 2K

PBT Topics this Book connects with
: bible/scriptures/books, creativity/imagination/ingenuity, language/literacy/reading, parables/stories, play, transformation

Scripture connections: any verse about the influence of scripture such as: all scripture is profitable for teaching (2 Timothy 3:16) & be doers of the word not merely hearers (James 1:23)

Idea(s) for Application: a parenting class about raising children in your faith emphasizing the importance of reading scripture & the influences of scripture