Our Amazing Blankets by Kealy Connor Lonning
What can two kids do with two blankets?! Find out in this delightful and beautiful story about a brother and sister! Follow these twins, as they create real-life and imaginary adventures, using their amazing blankets!!
This picture book is a charming celebration of sibling friendship, to which all children can relate. This boy and girl have a special bond and have so much fun together. We get a glimpse of their wonderful childhood days. They experience the joys of being kids, as they bike, swing, hike, camp, have a picnic, wear costumes, and more.
Our Amazing Blankets applauds the power of imagination and the incredible benefits of dramatic play. In this adorable, rhyming story, with gorgeous, detailed illustrations, the boy-girl twins, play, learn and dream together. Their blankets become many things, helping them be brave, comfortable, happy, royal, and strong. They love their magical, glorious world!
Our Amazing Blankets is a Sweet, inspirational book reminiscent of these other books: What Do You Do With An Idea? (Kobi Yamada), What To Do With A Box (Jane Yolen), The Most Magnificent Thing (Ashley Spires), Not A Box (Antoinette Portis), and Ish, The Dot, and Sky Color (Peter H. Reynolds).
Our Amazing Blankets will inspire the child in your life, to engage in pretend play, and unleash his/her creative spirit and imagination!
The Benefits of Dramatic Play:
*Encourages language development
*Promotes critical thinking
*Builds confidence and empowerment with roles
*Teaches conflict resolution
*Promotes self-regulation of emotions
*Develops physical skills
*Supports literacy and math
Our Amazing Blankets is the perfect picture book for children, ages 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8. It will make a wonderful bedtime or anytime story!
This book is great for classrooms, too! Teachers can use it to spark the imaginations of their students, in preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, third grade, and up. It is a nice gift for baby showers, birthdays, and more.
Our Amazing Blankets is the third children’s book by author Kealy Connor Lonning, and it was inspired by her boy-girl twins.