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The Clever Stick

☆ The Clever Stick ✓ John Lechner ☆ The Clever Stick ✓ John Lechner - The Clever Stick, The Clever Stick The stick has always been clever it solves difficult problems enjoys poetry and ponders the music of birds and the beauty of a rose The one thing it can t do is speak And because of this no one can

  • Title: The Clever Stick
  • Author: John Lechner
  • ISBN: 9780763639501
  • Page: 142
  • Format: Hardcover

☆ The Clever Stick ✓ John Lechner, The Clever Stick, John Lechner, The Clever Stick The stick has always been clever it solves difficult problems enjoys poetry and ponders the music of birds and the beauty of a rose The one thing it can t do is speak And because of this no one can see that the stick is clever all they can see is a stick John Lechner the creator of A Froggy Fable follows the most unlikely of heroes on a journey of self discovery The stick has

The Clever Stick

☆ The Clever Stick ✓ John Lechner ☆ The Clever Stick ✓ John Lechner - The Clever Stick, The Clever Stick The stick has always been clever it solves difficult problems enjoys poetry and ponders the music of birds and the beauty of a rose The one thing it can t do is speak And because of this no one can The Clever Stick

  • ☆ The Clever Stick ✓ John Lechner
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The Clever Stick

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  1. Summary This book is about a really smart stick The stick can easily solve all types of problems The stick has one major problem he cannot speak Everyone around the stick see s just a typical stick Even the stick starts doubting his cleverness because he cannot express his thought Until he reveals a talent even he didn t know he had drawing Evaluation The illustrations in the book help readers easily identify what is happening in the story The words in the story are easy for young children to un [...]


  2. When you don t have a voice, how do you find yours For a lonely stick who travels throughout the forest admiring the world around this is his one desire He lacks a way to share his thoughts and enthusiasm, to reach out to the others in his world It s only by a happy accident that he discovers his voice by dragging his way through the sand Once he s discovered a way to share the Clever Stick never goes back, he s forever changed With new friends and an exciting new way to express himself he looks [...]


  3. Who would believe that an ordinary, unassuming stick could become the main character in a children s storybook This creative, uplifting fable is perfect to share with your kids Lechner s words and story are lyrical and feel just like a modern day fairytale It is a wonderful read aloud to share together.The author writes Ever since he had fallen off the tree, he had been sharp that line got my attention right away, yes, a smart stick He would sit in the sand and think up all sorts of clever thing [...]


  4. K 3rd Follow the journey of a stick that tries to make his presence be known Without a voice the stick is unable to share all the clever things that he comes up with With his sharp skills he could solve any difficult math problem, write poetry, or help others with their problems But who would even notice a stick Unable to share his thoughts with the forest creatures the clever stick drags himself home Soon he discovers that the lines that he has created make some interesting drawings Check out a [...]


  5. Written Illustrated by John Lechner, 2009 This book was recommended to me from my 5th grader, Julia It is a very clever book which makes kids think about simple everyday items possibly in a different way The stick is very clever and has loads of ideas thoughts but doesn t know how to tell others about them He doesn t have a mouth to speak However, he finally realizes he can express himself by drawing in the dirt, telling the other creatures what has been in his head all along It is a great story [...]


  6. I drew a story of one who can t speak, finding a voice The stick has much to say and is deep Because the stick has no way to communicate the exterior world sees only a piece of wood, with no consciousness or identity The story is a good start on multiple conversations with young children on perceptions and reality, on assumptions and truth, and on finding your own voice John Lechner visits our local public library this summer and will discuss his books with children and parents.


  7. I will never look at a stick in the same way again This delightful tale of a stick that cannot communicate his ideas with the world and struggles with acceptance, finds his voice in a completely original and unexpected way A great moral for any reader, and it s filled with loads of figurative language such as personification, metaphors similes A clever stick indeed


  8. I like this book on many levels It reminds me a quote that It may take second for what it took you year to build anyway That is what the stick is abouthe she it Finds out what he is best at, what his destiny is and he tries to fulfill it I liked this book all the way around from story, message to pictures


  9. This sweet but not saccharine fable tells the story of Stick, who is the most clever stick he knows But nobody else knows it because, duh, sticks can t talk How will he finally be able to express himself Clue the answer s on the cover The Clever Stick is a great story for creative souls, those who are just figuring out how best to communicate, and stick lovers


  10. The lonely stick has things to say but no one understands Finally he breaks through when he figures out how to draw This is a good book to read with Harold and the Purple Crayon or a book if you are talking about people without language Something to help talk about a non verbal person who still has the same feelings and ideas but no way to show it.


  11. A clever stick discovers he has a big problem when he falls from his tree He has so much to say to all the creatures and plants of the forest, but now way to say it Eventually, because he is so clever, he figures out a way to have a voice.Cute illustrations.


  12. The story of knowing one s own value, but having it go unnoticed until finally one finds her his own inner voice is a classic This book tells that story in a fun, clever way, and I think kids will appreciate the message.


  13. Nice feel good book about a stick who wants to talk but cannot talk However the stick is a very clever and learns to communicate with othersad the book and find out how Book with a moral He also wrote A FROGGY FABLE which I want to read next.


  14. Absolutely loved this story much, I might ask for it for Christmas As the title says, it really is a clever stick and such a clever story This book had me laughing, and while the humor might pass over the head of small children, my 9 year old was right there laughing with me.


  15. What a sweet story, it reminds me of the cartoon The Dot and the Line A Romance in Lower Mathematics This would be a great school age storytime program, where you could get them to make up poems and draw them.



  16. Very Clever stick indeed I like the beautiful illustrations and the way the stick makes us see the world It definitely brings out your creativity.


  17. The story of a clever stick who can t talk but finds his own way to express himself The kids and I all really enjoyed it I recommend it.


  18. Notes stick learns to draw in order to communicatekids were impressed by the stick s tapestry but not much else




  19. A stick has a lot to say but no way to communicate until one day he discovers that he can say quite a bit.



  20. The name tells the story is a story about a clever stick who can t say all the great things he thinks He eventually figures out a way to communicate Fun Pictures are good.



  21. A clever stick finally finds a way to express himself If your writer needs to find a voice is a nice introduction.


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