Leaf

Leaf

Title: Leaf
Author: Sandra Dieckmann
Illustrator: Sandra Dieckmann
Publisher: Flying Eye Books (2017)
ISBN: 978-1911171317
 
A polar bear arriving in a wood. “The strange white creature carried upon the dark waves towards the shore.” The native animals hide in the trees, too frightened to approach the stranger. Watching the bear collect colourful leaves from afar they name him Leaf. Leaf places the leaves over his body and charges through the woods towards a cliff and into the water. The animals realise Leaf is attempting to get home and they come together to help the stranger return to its family.

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Teach Wire: KS1 Book Topic – Teach Reading and Writing with Leaf by Sandra Dieckmann
The Federation of Children’s Book Groups: Making ‘Leaf’ by Sandra Dieckmann
Additional No Outsiders: Leaf Lesson Plans
Flying Eye Books: Short Moving Image of Leaf
Digital Art: Video and Interview with Sandra Dieckmann
Sandra Dieckmann Official Website
Sandra Dieckmann Twitter
Sandra Dieckmann Instagram
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