Class begins!

After introductions, our 1st day of English 527/Creating Picture Books for Children began with a mini-book bang. We designed 8 page, accordian-fold books designed to live in up-cycled mint tins.

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The challenge was to create a micro story to fill the mini book- a beginning, middle and end with several characters, mood, action and story arc.minibook_6

We used rulers, scissors, glue and collage papers.minibook_5minibook_2

minibook_8 minibook_9 minibook_7 Minibook_7These looks interesting don’t they? I can’t wait to see what the students come up with!

Finished books to come…

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