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Build-a-Story Cards: Space Quest

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Card Deck

ISBN: 9781782859345

Illustrated by Christiane Engel

3… 2...1… BLAST-OFF! This deck of 36 wordless cards features more than 30 games to build storytelling, problem-solving and writing skills in children ages 3 - 10. The 12 character, 12 object and 12 setting cards feature fantastical spaceships, planets, astronauts and aliens, sure to spark each child’s curiosity and imagination. The cards also present problems to solve and tools for creative solutions, encouraging critical thinking skills and laying the building blocks for lifelong STEM learning. With quirky, colorful illustrations by celebrated artist Christiane Engel, this new addition to the Barefoot Books Build-a-Story Cards series will captivate budding sci-fi fans and future astronomers alike.

Key Selling Points:

  • 30 GAMES IN ONE: Includes more than 30 games crafted by an education specialist to build literacy, sequencing and problem-solving skills in children ages 3 - 10.
  • WRITERS' WORKSHOP: The robust instruction booklet includes kid-tested directions for activities that help children understand basic story elements, as well as prompts for drawing and creative writing activities. The cards themselves are color-coded to indicate characters, objects and settings.
  • HANDY DECK FORMAT: The deck’s 36 sturdy, versatile cards are designed to withstand travel, frequent solo or group play, and home or classroom use.
  • OUTER SPACE: Features an exciting topic beloved by many children. The 12 character cards show space crew members, fantastical aliens, space pets and more, sure to spark curiosity and imagination.
  • PROBLEM SOLVING: The 12 object and setting cards include spaceships, planets, and all sorts of wacky gadgets and situations, presenting a variety of problems to solve and tools for building creative solutions.

More Details

  • Product Dimensions: Box: 5.4 x 4.4 inches; Cards: 5.1 x 4.1 inches
  • Page Count: 36 cards + 8-page booklet
  • Age Range: Ages 3-10 years

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About the Contributors

Illustrated by - Christiane Engel
Christiane Engel is an award-winning artist from northern Germany. She currently lives and works in England with her family and has illustrated several children’s books.

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