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About Barney Saltzberg
With close to fifty picture books published, Barney Saltzberg has been traveling the world talking about creativity and where ideas come from. He lectured in China and Russia through a cultural exchange program through the United States State Department.
Barney is passionate about working with children, parents, teachers, organizations on the art of making mistakes and finding play and creativity in our everyday lives.
His books have won numerous awards, including NAPPA Gold Awards, Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Starred Reviews. Most recently Melinda Gates chose Beautiful Oops as one of the top three books every child should read.
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Barney Saltzberg's hilarious and delightfully direct text and simple illustrations introduce children to the concept and splendor of inclusiveness, through recognizing who or what's different on each spread and celebrating the unity as it is.
For example, the reader sees three cows and an elephant accompanied by the text "One of these is not like the other," turn the page... and all four animals take part in an exuberant conga line and say "that's just fine with us"!
In a series of similar examples children are encouraged to notice both the similarities and differences between characters and celebrate both.
Barney Saltzberg's picture book is a pointed and timely tribute to the power of inclusivity and as well as a riotous read-aloud.
Some little ones want to be princesses; others want to be dragons. The message of this book is that you can actually be both!
There are lots of things you can be: a little wild, a little sweet. A little polite, a little troublesome. A little dainty, a little dragony.
There's nothing stopping you from being just what you want to be . . . so which would you rather be: a princess or a dragon? Here's just the book to help you sort through that difficult question. You might be surprised at what you decide by its end.
In Colors, Colors, Everywhere!, Redbird tries to pick his favorite color—is it red like him, blue like the sky, or yellow like the sun? Finally, he concludes: Colors, colors, everywhere! It’s hard to really choose. . . . It’s hard to really know! And that’s the reason why I love . . . the colors of the rainbow!
Spending time with Grandpa is always fun.
Singling, laughing, eating, and playing.
And when it's time to say goodbye,
It won't be for long because
He's never too far away to have tea.
In this sweetly simple, rhyming picture book by acclaimed author/artist Barney Saltzberg, a little girl tells us about her daily tea ritual with her grandfather where they sing and laugh and clink their teacups with the help of their computers and a video chat.
A Neal Porter Book
Discover an exploration of BIG feelings that is perfect for fans of social-emotional bestsellers When Sophie Gets Angry -- Really, Really Angry and My Mouth Is a Volcano, from the bestselling author of Beautiful Oops!, Barney Saltzberg!
Sometimes it helps when we talk.
Sometimes there's nothing to say.
I just need a little alone time to make the mad go away.
Discover a universally relatable story about one little cat who just wants to be MAD... at least for a little while! With gentle text and bold, vibrant illustrations, Barney Saltzberg encourages readers to "feel what they feel" and express their emotions, helping young ones develop key tools for social-emotional literacy. A must-have for any toddler caregiver. This book empowers children on the topic of anger, letting them know that it's okay to feel mad sometimes. Because after you let yourself feel mad... then you can start to feel GLAD!
★★★★★ "A must have resource for educators" - Amazon Customer
Imagine a classroom of students fully engaged in learning, motivated by the challenge at hand, enjoying the process, having fun, and being completely engrossed in their work.
They are not only learning the content but also how to think creatively. This is what you would see if you were observing a class designed around the Torrance Incubation Model (TIM) for creative teaching and learning.
In this book, we will introduce you to twenty TIM lessons based on twenty creative thinking skills that you can infuse into almost any grade level or curriculum.
These techniques will also encourage creative thinking both inside and outside the classroom! Additionally, you will learn strategies and tips from 15 educators who have been able to adapt these lessons for different age levels and content areas.
As an added bonus, we have created a whole website of additional resources and a robust community dedicated to helping you implement these lessons into your classroom.
◆ We want you to become part of this community, so let’s get started!
◆ Check out creativityandeducation.com for more resources!
Uno de ellos no es como el otro... ¡y eso es genial! Este álbum ilustrado celebra las diferencias entre los sujetos.
Ve pasando las páginas de este libro y encontrarás tres cosas que parecen iguales y una que es un poco distinta.
Tres vacas... ¿y un elefante?
Tres conejos... ¿y una bicicleta?
¡DISFRUTA DE LO QUE TE HACE DIFERENTE!
Dog likes Rabbit. Rabbit likes Bunny. But Bunny ignores Rabbit. How will the friendship triangle resolve? Written in four parts, this picture book navigates the pitfalls of budding friendship and explores the rewards of patience under the sure hand of seasoned author/illustrator Barney Saltzberg.
In Friends Come in Different Sizes, he introduces readers to all his delightful friends—some who are tall and some who are taller, and some who are small and some who are smaller. Friends can be SHORT. Friends can be LONG. Doesn’t matter what they look like . . . Friends all get along!