2 new and exclusive minibooks from Clara Vulliamy to inspire storytelling about starting school

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Hooray, hooray! Today I’m welcoming back author/illustrator Clara Vulliamy, with this month’s mini-books to inspire children (young and old) to create their own stories!

This month’s theme, to go with yesterday’s book review round up, is (starting) school!

Clara and I hope that, armed with some great school themed books, crafts (from Maggy’s round up over at Red Ted Art) and our mini books, you and your kids will really enjoy writing and drawing stories together about such an important part of their lives.

Click here to download Clara’s School themed book full of storytelling prompts!

Once you’ve downloaded the book, you’ll need to fold it using the instructions in this video:

With Clara’s prompts to get the creative juices flowing, you’ll then need somewhere to write and illustrate your stories. Click here for a blank mini book to fill with your very own school story!

Just in case you missed the earlier books in this brilliant series by Clara, you can find the Fairy/elf story prompts here, and the blank book waiting for your magical stories here. Clara’s Seaside prompts can be found here, with the matching blank book to fill with your tales of beach adventures here.

Clara and I wish you very happy story telling! We’d love to see your creations, so please do let us know how you get on.

8 Responses

  1. Oh what a lovely little idea! Nice one Clara!
    ReadItDaddy recently posted..Mrs MacReady Was Ever So Greedy by Julie Fulton and Jona Jung (Maverick Arts Publishing)

  2. So pleased and chuffed to be hopping on board again, Zoe – thank you for inviting me! I hope lots of young author-illutrators have fun with these.
    Clara recently posted..Lucky Wish Mouse competition – still time to enter!

  3. Have fun, ReadItDaddy – I think this is Clara’s best yet!

  4. These books are brilliant. Will share shortly 🙂
    Jackie Small (@littlebookcase) recently posted..Reading activity: Returning to good old-fashioned crafts when the power goes out!

  5. […] you might like to hop over to Playingbythebook to find the mini-books Zoe & I have made for you to print out and make, on the subject of […]

  6. Glad you like them Jackie – I think they’re so much fun!
    Zoe recently posted..2 new and exclusive minibooks from Clara Vulliamy to inspire storytelling about starting school

  7. These little mini books are so cute and what a great way to get our little ones and not so little ones ready to go back to school. We will greatly enjoy these. Thanks so much. /Valarie

  8. […] Free story prompt mini books by Clara Vulliamy via @playbythebook […]

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