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Wild Ideas


Publisher: IB Source ISBN-13: 9781771470629

Author: Elin Kelsey

Curriculum: Primary Years Programme

Dimension: 8.4 x 0.5 x 10.3 inches

Format: Hardcover

Isbn 10: 1771470623

Language: English

Pages: 32 pages

Release date: 04/14/2015

Year: 2015


From the creators of You Are Stardust comes a new informational picture book that brings the big ideas of their first book down to earth. Wild Ideas looks deep into the forests, skies and oceans to explore how animals solve problems. Whether it’s weaving a safe place to rest and reflect, blowing a fine net of bubbles to trap fish, or leaping boldly into a new situation, the animals featured (including the orangutan, humpback whale and gibbon) can teach us a lot about creative problem solving tools and strategies.Like You Are Stardust, this book uses lyrical text grounded in current science alongside wonderfully detailed art to present problems as doorways to creative thinking. Wild Ideas encourages an inquiry-based approach to learning, inviting readers to indulge their sense of wonder and curiosity by observing the natural world, engaging with big ideas and asking questions. An author’s note at the end delves deeper into the research behind the text.