- Publisher: DK Children (2022-02-01)
- Language: English
- Paperback: 192 pages
- ISBN-13: 9780744051490
- Item Weight: 646.38 grams
- Dimensions: 11.75 x 8.31 x 0.55 cm
A fun, illustrated story writing guide to help children learn to write stories all by themselves.
Illustrated story kits to become a master storyteller
How to Write a Story builds confidence and helps kids fall in love with writing!
• 21 story starters from detective adventures to space missions
• Visual guides for structuring stories
• Illustrated writing prompts
• Descriptive vocabulary lists
• Creative writing techniques
• Developed with teachers and assessment experts
With a team of award-winning artists and writers, Mrs Wordsmith creates books, games, worksheets, and apps to improve the reading and writing of kids aged 4–11, and to make word learning fun!
“This is a fantastic resource to help children fall in love with story writing. The story structure guidance and introduction to a variety of writing devices ensure that kids’ writing is not only creative but technically precise. The hilariously illustrated writing prompts, questions, and rich vocabulary lists will help motivate and inspire any budding young writer.”
Susan Neuman – Professor of Childhood Education and Literacy Development, NYU
“This is a wonderfully engaging and helpful resource to help children fall in love with stories. The storytelling guidance is excellent, and the story kits are full of helpful questions, rich vocabulary, and even graphs to help motivate and inspire young writers to be.”
Emma Madden – Headteacher, Fox Primary School, UK
This content is also available to purchase as a printable workbook at mrswordsmith.com
About the Author
Mrs Wordsmith is a team of award-winning artists, game designers, writers, data scientists, teachers, and researchers.
It was founded in 2015 by Sofia Fenichell, a mother and writer. Schools weren’t keeping pace with entertainment and technology, and she was determined that language would not be left in the dust. Mrs Wordsmith uses scientific research and proven teaching methodology, alongside Hollywood-quality animation and state-of-the-art game design, to create books, games, worksheets, and apps to improve the reading and writing outcomes of kids aged 4–11, and to make word learning hilariously fun.