This unique collection of short stories celebrates the creative power of imagination At Hurwitz s invitation 10 well known children s authors have written pieces based on a single premise a young person finds an empty box among his or her birthday gifts The enormously varied responses range in tone from amusing to heartwarmingly sad all provide food for thought.An excellent surprise package School Library Journal....
|Title||:||Birthday Surprises: Ten Great Stories to Unwrap|
|Publisher||:||HarperCollins Reprint edition April 24, 1997|
|Number of Pages||:||128 pages|
|File Size||:||787 KB|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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Birthday Surprises: Ten Great Stories to Unwrap Reviews
In "Birthday Surprises," ten children's fiction authors each tell a story of a birthday celebration, complete with gifts. What happens when the celebrant receives an empty box as a present? What can an empty gift box represent? In these charming and imaginative tales, the box might be a:
I fell in love with this book when it was named to the Texas Bluebonnet Awards List in 1996-97. Since then my students have LOVED reading the stories...each of them unique...each with a special message! What a treasure! It is the perfect motivator for inspiring students to write!
This book contains 10 heartwarming stories. I think that every story has its own perspective of what life is all about. Some of them make you laugh, and some make you cry. The author of this this book should pat herself on the back. This is a book that you don't want to miss.