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Chalk Eagle engages children in an imaginative journey

A review of Chalk Eagle by Jenny Duke, an ex teacher and literary consultant  Buy Chalk Eagle  I am loving Chalk Eagle. What an inspiring opportunity to read without words. For all ages to respond and develop their own stories, maybe aloud, or maybe silently in their heads. When reading Chalk Eagle lots of questions come to mind. “What can you see?” “What’s happening?” “What are they doing?” ” What you do you think they are thinking?” “What…

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Chalk Eagle is richly evocative – Achuka

Buy Chalk Eagle Fab children’s book blog Achuka have recommended our wordless picture book Chalk Eagle! Read their fab review below! A richly evocative sequence of silkscreen illustrations using a limited palette of green and blue creates a wordless picture book that is a beautifully produced work of art. “The story of Chalk Eagle is based on a memory of my husband’s childhood. His name is Amin and he loves bird and horses. When he…

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Are people buying wordless picture books?

We sparked this debate on Twitter, and had some surprising answers! Buy Caged Buy Little Eli Buy Chalk Eagle There is an accepted idea that people just don’t buy wordless picture books. Tiny Owl wanted to know if this was true, so we tweeted to ask what people really think about them! In the end we received dozens of interesting and insightful responses! We think wordless picture books are a fantastic resource for teachers and…

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Calling on libraries and bookshops to feature wordless picture books!

Explore the advantages of wordless picture books  Pre-Order Caged  A suggestion to bookshops and libraries! Add something valuable to your selection by featuring a range of Wordless Picture Books! These wordless books manage to do something amazing: they let the illustrations do all the talking, leaving it entirely up to the reader to think about what is happening in the story. As a result, wordless picture books hold a never-ending number of possible stories. By having…

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I would use Chalk Eagle in our primary school – Mrs McFarlane

A review from a Primary School Reading Leader Buy Chalk Eagle  Lesley McFarlane is a mum to three grown up children and very proud grandmother to two grandsons. She has worked in primary schools for around twenty-five years, and her biggest passion has always been to help children along the road to becoming a reader! If you want to hear more from Lesley follow her own twitter. Read her fab review of Chalk Eagle: A boy sits…

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