Teaching Children's Literature

“A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest.” ~C.S. Lewis

It Looked Like Spilt Milk

It Looked Like Spilt Milk by Charles G. Shaw.HarperCollins Publishers, c. 1947.

Reading Level: 180L

Synopsis: It looked like spilt milk, but it was not spilt milk.  Then what could it be? This books takes the reader through various white pictures that are all different shapes, but the same object.

Rationale for Use: This would be a great book to use to describe cloud formation and the different points-of-view that can be taken when looking at clouds.

Content Area Connections: Clouds, how clouds form, the different types of clouds

Possible Problems or Concerns: None

~GinaMarie Gambella



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This entry was posted on November 24, 2012 by in Picturebooks.

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