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Let's Tell a Story! Space Adventure

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This is a fun book that offers kids different prompts to help them create stories. Here, we're creating a space adventure, and we start with an explanation of how to use the book, then jump into choosing who the main character of the story is -an astronaut maybe, or a rabbit? We then choose an outfit, a destination (I want to go to a galaxy of singing stars), we decide on three things to bring with us - I'm thinking a camera, a diary, and my favorite books. Who else is going, or is the main character on their own? What kind of travel is being used, and what does the route look like? Who welcomes the party, and what kind of food is served? Where do you stay? What villains show up, and how do you escape? What do you get for defeating the bad guys? How does the story end? There are lots of elements in each category to choose from, with millions of possible combinations, offering all kinds of fun to be had. I remember doing something like this in grade school, and it led to some very imaginative stories- mine was about a pencil who became a king. This would be great in a classroom setting, but also fun at home. and it's a great way to encourage creative writing!

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*received for free from netgalley for honest review* I love these books! read the fairytale one first and it was so awesome, glad to see this one is just as cool! can't wait to buy these!
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I love books about space and I love books that really tell a story. This one had really adorable illustrations and was really hard to put down!
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I received an eARC through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. 

This easy to use guide book will help young and new writers to come up with fun sci fi adventure's of their own. It has helpful questions to guide the writer through their narrative, including fun and zany character choices, helping them to decide the course of their story. I think that this would be a great addition to most English classrooms and young writing groups.
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Just like the last Let's Tell a Story that we read as soon as it was over my three year old daughter asked me to read it again! She loves being in control of her story and making all of her choices on each page. Together we talk about the options and she thinks over her choices before picking. She revels in the power! This is a with a unique and fun concept.
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First you choose your character, then your outfit. After that, you have to decide where you want to go and what to bring with you. And so on to help a kid creating his/her very own story about going into space. 

The book is so full of ideas that you can create more than a story, with different endings or different background. 

Even different endings for each story. 

I would love to have such a book when I was that age, so I can dream more and finding my self worth through my stories.
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A super new title from Quarto that lets young readers devise their own stories through question prompts and pictures. Sooooooo fun! 

5 of 5 Stars
Pub Date 02 Mar 2021
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Thanks to the author, Quarto Publishing Group – Wide Eyed Editions, and NetGalley for the ARC in exchange for my honest review.
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Thanks for the arc NetGalley! This book was a huge hit with my toddler. She loved choosing the characters and the story. She loved the unusual characters, modes of transportation, costumes, villains, and award at the end. Really looking forward to purchasing a copy when released!
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This is truly an adorable book for your space loving, creative 4 to 8 years old. It gives you all the ingredients to invent your own story together, or as a parent or the child and to inspire them again and again. The pictures are cute, there is a lot of different ideas to suit many styles and both my boy and my little girl found things they loved.  Perfect!
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ARC: 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟: I was provided a free copy of this by @netgalley in exchange for my honest review.
This is a great book to read with kids to encourage creativity! Each time you read the story you get a different story! Each page has a lead question (ex. Who do you want to be? Where do you want to go?) and a page full of fun colorful illustrations (about 15-30 per page) to choose from. The adventure possibilities are endless!! Some pages also include a few leading questions to help kids think of adding more details to their story. It's like a sort of Choose Your Own Adventure story using pictures and the majority of the "text" provided by the readers. This can be enjoyed by families at home (we definitely enjoyed it) but also by teachers to help encourage story writing. It is appropriate for a broad age range too! At a young age a child could point at their choices and have the reader make a story up, but it can also be entertaining for older Elementary (maybe even Middle School) aged kids! 
This is scheduled to be published on March 2nd, so put that down on your calendar for any kids in your life!
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Thanks to Quarto Publishing Group + NetGalley for an eARC of "Let's Tell a Story: Space Adventure" by Lily Murray. illustrated by Grace Boruch {publishing 3.2.21}

From the illustrations to the detailed story building questions on each page, Wide Eyed Publishing has done it again by making a book that will continue to cultivate learning, curiosity, and storytelling in our little learners.
"Let's Tell a Story: Space Adventure" will allow you and your littles to journey to out of this world. The best part about it is that each time you read this book, you'll likely end up with a new story which means no one will get bored reading the exact same book over and over again.
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Wow—what a fun book! My little readers wanted to start over the second they finished. A fantastic idea with exciting artwork and perfect pacing.
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This is an awesome choose your own adventure style story that little ones will love. There are tons of illustrations and lots of ways to make a funny space tale that's different each time you read the story. 
Many thanks to Wide Eyed Editions and NetGalley for the advance copy.
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Let's Tell a Story: Space Adventure is a clever and fun idea. It consists of a story-building playground of a book rendered in brightly expressive illustrations. The concept is both smart and well executed - readers are given a prompt ("You're about to go on an adventure. Which one of these heroes do you want to be?") and a two-page spread of options (an astronaut, an alien, a scientist, as well as a few more out there options like an armadillo or a clown). The book encourages readers to describe their choices in detail - what is your character's name? Do they have any special powers? Why do you want to go to this or that space destination? There are so many options, and so many different ways a story could go, all on the space theme, that this book could be read and enjoyed again and again and again without any repetition. A whimsical, adorable way of encouraging creativity and imagination with little storytellers!

Thank you to NetGalley and Quarto Publishing Group: Wide Eyed Editions for the advance review copy!
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Thanks to NetGalley for access to this ARC! "Let's Tell a Story: Space Adventure," is an entertaining and unique book style for children! In this "you choose" adventure, the pages are filled with delightful options to create a unique story experience. My son (age 5) had a blast taking control of the narrative as we journeyed along! Great book that can be read over and over again!
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What a great infographic book!!! This is perfect for my 10 year old!! I loved all the information & how its laid out within each page!! The illustrations are done so so well!! I cannot wait for this one to be published because I'd be first in line to order a copy! Perfect for all science fans & future astronauts! A great addition to your home library or class library for sure.
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Thank you NetGalley for providing me with a copy of this book in exchange for my honest review.   

What a great book for kids.. Seriously. 
It really allows and encourages children to use their imagination.
My two kids and I LOVED this book.

I'll definitely be looking out for other work by this author.
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Thank you so much to NetGalley and Quarto Publishing Group – Wide Eyed Editions for my copy of Let's Tell a Story: Space Adventure by Lily Murray in exchange for an honest review. It publishes March 2, 2021.
What a fun, clever and creative book! I had the help of a 6 & 8 year old in the reading of this, and we went through it at least 4 times! This is seriously such a neat choose-your-adventure-style book that will definitely be making its appearance as a gift from me! I also feel like this would be a great template to teach students to write creative stories! I will definitely buy this once it publishes!
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Thank you to NetGalley and Quarto Publishing Group Wide Eyed Editions for kindly providing me with a digital copy of this book for review.
I read this book with my 5 year old son. Or rather, due to the nature of this book- I read him the prompts and he then told me a story.
I think this is an absolutely fabulous idea that really gets children involved and using their imaginations. The book does lead the reader/ storyteller so you are never left feeling stumped for an idea, but you really get enough inspiration to run with it and create amazing stories with your child, or if the child can read independently, on their own.
In these days of homeschooling, I think this would be a great addition to your home libraries and providing exercise in many areas such as reading, imagination, story telling, writing practice if they decide to record their stories, role play, art if they decide to draw pictures of their stories. And it’s not a case of once you get through the book it’s done- you can switch and change your story at every different read.
My son loved this book, and got really involved and excited creating his story. Highly recommend.
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This is such a fun read!

First the format in which the "story" is told is very different.

The reader picks the character for the story, their clothes, their settings and path in space amongst other things to chalk out a story in space

There are so many conversation starters that one can have with kids with this book. At the end the kid ends up with their unique story about space

What I love about this book
1) The space background is a great pull for children who love everything about planets, space, rockets, etc
2) This is not just another book with space topic. It is very different. The format especially makes it super unique
3) Every time the story you create can be a new one! You can choose from the plethora of options that the author gives and weave a unique story everytime

I wish to get a physical copy of this book for our family!
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