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How to Write a Story
How to Write a Story

How to Write a Story

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By Kate Messner Illustrated by Mark Siegel
The inspiring sequel to the 2015 Parent's Choice Winner, How to Read a Story!

Step 1: Choose an idea for your story. A good one.
Step 2: Decide on a setting. Don't be afraid to mix things up.
Step 3: Create a heroine—or a hero.
Now: Begin.

Accomplished storytellers Kate Messner and Mark Siegel playfully chronicle the process of becoming a writer in this fun follow-up to How to Read a Story, guiding young storytellers through the joys and challenges of the writing process. From choosing an idea, to creating a problem for their character to resolve, to coming to The End, this empowering picture book breaks down the writing process in a dynamic and accessible way, encouraging kids to explore their own creativity—and share their stories with others!

  • Perfect for educators, librarians, and parents who are helping children develop early writing and reading skills
  • Great read-aloud book for preschool- and kindergarten-aged children interested in learning to read
  • Helps teach Common Core Curriculum skills

Young readers who love We Are in a Book!, How Rocket Learned to Read, and Also an Octopus will love the reading and writing lessons and inspiration in How to Write a Story.

Format: Hardcover
Pages: 36
Size: 10 x 9 5/8
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years
Publication Date: 07/07/2020
ISBN: 9781452156668
Additional Info: free downloadable activity kit