Each story in the series promotes imaginary thinking through reality as it gives animals human-like characteristics, by Amal Alameddine Arnaout.
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Arnaout, Amal Alameddine
33 pp each
Dar al-Chimal, Beirut, 2005
22 x 22 cm
This series is written in a way to allow the reader to learn and enjoy reading activity simultaneously; in the English language, also available in Arabic clearly written with Tashkeel.
Each story promotes imaginary thinking through reality as it gives animals human-like characteristics. It enriches critical thinking processes as it moves the child toward problem solving encounters. The child grasps human and spiritual identity, courage, morality as well as family and friendship values for survival within the social set-up. It enables the child to grow cognitively, morally, socially and personally to meet the needs to function accordingly in society.
Each page has colorful illustrations, and included at the end are questions and activities for the child. Excellent for grades 1-3. Stories Include:
* A Week In Aboud's Life
* Naim, The Smart Chick
* Danger In The Village of Rihan
* The Adventures of Mrs Sousa
* Said, The Lazy Monkey
* Farideh, The Unique Butterfly