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THE BRIDGE BOOK

This is an accordion board book in the shape of a suspension bridge.

Photo of Irene Winslow
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Birds go over the bridge.

Cars go over the bridge.

Boats go under the bridge.


Helicopters go over the bridge.

Trains go over the bridge.

People go under the bridge.


Motorcycles go over the bridge.

People go over the bridge.

Submarines go under the bridge.


Planes go over the bridge.

Kites go over the bridge.

Ships go under the bridge.

Describe the intended vision for your early childhood book manuscript in 1-2 sentences

This book uses repetition to engage children in learning positional terms and opposites.

Share your suggested book title

THE BRIDGE BOOK

PLEASE USE THE VERSION OF THIS QUESTION AT THE TOP OF THE SUBMISSION FORM: Share a draft of your manuscript (250 word limit, not including title).

Birds go over the bridge. Cars go over the bridge. Boats go under the bridge. Helicopters go over the bridge. Trains go over the bridge. People go under the bridge. Trucks go over the bridge. School buses go over the bridge. Fish go under the bridge. Motorcycles go over the bridge. People go over the bridge. Submarines go under the bridge. Planes go over the bridge. Kites go over the bridge. Ships go under the bridge.

How has this book been informed by early childhood language development research and evidence? (response minimum 250 Characters)

The book introduces vocabulary related to transportation and uses repetition to develop knowledge of opposites and positional terms.

Please describe any familiarity you may have with Philadelphia and its residents? (optional question)

I visited Philadelphia many years ago.

How have you crafted this manuscript to resonate with and/or reflect the experiences of those living in urban contexts? (optional question)

Bridges are familiar to children in the urban environment. The book also expands on transportation vocabulary of the urban environment.

Location: Country

United States of America

Location: State or Department

Ohio

Location: City

Brooklyn Heights, a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio

Website URL (optional question)

kdgeducationalresources.com

Tell us more about you / your team

I am an early childhood educator with more than 25 years of experience in the classroom. I have degrees in early childhood education and English. Teaching children about other places and cultures has been the focus of my extensive career. I live in Cleveland, Ohio and share my love of learning with my two granddaughters.

Multiple Choice - Have you been previously published (online, self-published, and print included)?

  • Yes

If yes, please list titles and publications.

Wildflowers on the Tundra: A Beginner's Guide to Alaska

Do you have an agent?

  • No

How did you hear about the Challenge? (optional question)

  • facebook

What best describes you? (optional question)

  • I am/we are creatives, writers, or artists

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Cute. If you make a few changes, you could have each sequence feature over/ON/under, instead of over/over/under. Good luck!

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