I’m so excited to feature fellow NJ children’s author Laura Sassion the blog this week as part of a blog hop introducing her newest book, Goodnight, Manger!
I was lucky enough to get an advance copy of the book, and my children adore it. My six-year-old was particularly drawn to the rhythm and rhyme – and without prompting, began singing the words as she read it aloud! My 7-year-old loved the illustrations, and made many many drawings of her favorite scenes – especially the animals.
Laura Sassi has created so many great extension activities over the years that I asked her to answer some questions about them. I always love when parents, teachers, and caregivers go that extra step to bring the book into play, crafts and discussion – and Laura has a gift for just that. Today she’s sharing some of her tips, as well…
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