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Interactive Storytelling with students! | 'Rabbit's Wish' by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell





About the book


Rabbit and Hedgehog are the best of friends, even though Rabbit is awake all day and Hedgehog is only awake at night.


Rabbit finds himself wishing that Hedgehog could stay up all day, just for once, and his wish did come true! But not exactly how he had expected...


Rabbit's Wish by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell
Rabbit's Wish

The beautiful story 'Rabbit's Wish' was cleverly written and illustrated to introduce children to animal natures, as well as beautifully depicted a genuine friendship one might have! Through playful and close-to-the-heart conversations, Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell effortlessly portrayed the fun times, the down times, and well as the times that might make one worry within a friendship.


Dive deeper into the book with our carefully curated storytelling guide!




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Meet the Authors!

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Paul Stewart (Left) and Chris Riddell (Right)

Born in London, Paul Stewart was a highly regarded author of books for young readers - everything from picture books to football stories, fantasy and horror. His first book was published in 1988 and he has since worked for a number of publishers and had over fifty titles published.


Chris Riddell is an accomplished graphic artist whose distinctive line drawings, with their clever caricature, fascinating detail and often enchanting fantasy elements are familiar to both children and adults. In addition to his children's book works, Chris is a renowned political cartoonist, whose work appears regularly in UK newspapers the Observer and the Guardian, as well as The Literary Review and The New Statesman.


(Source: overeading4kids.co.uk)



 

Fun and interactive Storytelling with Rabbit and Hedgehog



As adults, it is best to support children through prompting questions as you read the book together with your child. Through questions and interaction, children participate in the storytelling session and this sparks their interest to explore more stories and books!


Below are some suggested storytelling prompts that you might find useful as u go through the book in the app with your little ones:


Rabbit's Wish by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell

Rabbit's Wish by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell

Rabbit's Wish by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell

Rabbit's Wish by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell

Rabbit's Wish by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell

Rabbit's Wish by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell

Rabbit's Wish by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell

Rabbit's Wish by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell

 


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Rabbit's Wish by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell


Following Rabbit and Hedgehog's journey, here's another delightful story featuring the lovely friendship between this pair of diurnal and nocturnal animals!


Rabbit and Hedgehog are the best of friends, even though Rabbit is awake all day and Hedgehog is only awake at night.


Rabbit finds himself wishing that Hedgehog could stay up all day, just once.


What happens when Rabbit's wish came true but in an unexpected way?


 

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