The Boy Who Loved Words by Roni Schotter

Title: The Boy Who Loved Words
Author: Roni Schotter
Illustrator: Giselle Potter
Publisher: Random House (2006)
ISBN: 9780375836015
 
Roni Schotter’s picture book about a boy who loved words promotes appreciation, communication and inquiry.
 
“Selig loved everything about words… Whenever Selig heard a word he liked, he’d shout it out loud, jot it down on a slip of paper, then stuff it into his pocket to save.” He had words stuffed in his pockets, shirt, socks and even under his hat.
 
There are words that make his heart soar and laugh and also words that make his lonely and sad. He decides it is his mission to spread words to whoever he thinks will appreciate them.

Buy The Book

Resources

These resources relate to the book, author and illustrator. The number of resources varies book to book. Please check they are appropriate for your specific needs before using them with children. If you have any suggestions please get in touch!

Random House: The Boy Who Loved Words Educators Guide
Random House: The Boy Who Loved Words Word Games
Reading is Fundamental: The Boy Who Loved Words Support Materials
The Children’s University of Manchester: Literacy information and word games
Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment: Better Words Classroom Activity
Roni Schotter Official Website
Giselle Potter Official Website
Take a look inside The Boy Who Loved Words

Books by Roni Schotter & Giselle Potter

Related Posts

More Books to Explore

The Children’s Library Lady has over 300 picture books on large variety of topics. You will find specific book, author and illustrator information, as well as resources. You can also browse themed books lists and explore all the books on the website. Click on the book covers below to start exploring what the website has to offer.

*Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. When you click them and then make a purchase I receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. Thanks for supporting my work in this way

Did you enjoy this post? Why not share it!

The Boy Who Loved Words by Roni Schotter

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.