The Cloud Spinner by Michael Catchpool
A boy sits on top of hill spinning clouds into beautiful cloth to make two scarves because “enough is enough and not one stitch more.” But a greedy king sees the beautiful scarves and demands the boy keeps spinning the clouds to make clothes for the royal family.
Teaching Resources: The Cloud Spinner
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- Edutopia: Creating a Culture of Integrity in the Classroom
- National Geographic Kids: Climate Change
- PBS Parents: Teaching Children to Have Integrity
- The Washington Post: The lessons I learned trying to teach my child generosity
- Weather Wizz Kids: Clouds
- Words Alive: The Cloud Spinner activities
- Writing and Illustrating: Alison Jay explains her work process
- Take a look inside
Books by Michael Catchpool & Alison Jay
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