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Children’s imaginations fly beyond a wordless story

An interview with artist Nazli Tahvili Buy Chalk Eagle Read a lovely interview with Nazli Tahvili, creator of Chalk Eagle, by Let’s Talk Picture Books: It goes without saying that wordless children’s books mean a lot to me. I think it’s pretty darn incredible for a book creator to be able to convey an entire story through images, not to mention how they must also work to gear the narration, tone, and emotions toward the reading level…

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Chalk Eagle; a testament to the power of imagination – Outside in World

Buy Chalk Eagle Read a wonderful review of Chalk Eagle by Outside in World: This unusual wordless picture book by award-winning Iranian artist Nazli Tahvili is a testament to the power of imagination. A young boy and his cat companion sit looking out of a window over a busy city and spot an eagle swooping overhead. The boy dreams of what it would be like to fly away over mountains and rivers. With a piece of…

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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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Sophie Turton, a primary school teacher, explains how her class used Chalk Eagle in an art-project

Chalk Eagle encourages children to take ownership in the classroom Buy Chalk Eagle  Looking for ideas on how a wordless book can bring new life into the classroom? Check out the fantastic ways that these Year 3 and 4 classes have used Chalk Eagle in the classroom to get inspired and create beautiful chalk wings of their own to fly away with. Sophie, a teacher at North Ormesby Academy, has written a fantastic blog about the process. Read…

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