Epub ❦ Go to Sleep, Gecko! Author Margaret Read MacDonald – Buyphenergan500.us

Go to Sleep, Gecko! Gecko May Be Small, But He Has A Giant Sized Problem Every Night He Is Awakened By The Fireflies Outside His Window And When Gecko Doesn T Get His Rest, He Gets A Little Grumpy So He Goes To Elephant, The Head Of The Village, To Complain His Request That The Fireflies Stop Working At Night Sets Off A Comical Chain Of Problems For Everyone In The Village And Complicates Everyone S Life Through This Cumulative Tale From The Balinese Tradition, Gecko Learns That His Well Being Depends On That Of The Entire Village And He Finally Goes To Sleep, A Little Wiser This Balinese Folktale Will Teach Readers The Importance Of Respect, Sharing And Citizenship.

Epub ❦ Go to Sleep, Gecko!  Author Margaret Read MacDonald – Buyphenergan500.us
  • Hardcover
  • 32 pages
  • Go to Sleep, Gecko!
  • Margaret Read MacDonald
  • English
  • 21 May 2017
  • 0874837804

    10 thoughts on “Epub ❦ Go to Sleep, Gecko! Author Margaret Read MacDonald – Buyphenergan500.us


  1. says:

    Very funny and extra awesome because I wouldn t necessarily think this would be a good story time book until someone read it aloud I can t wait to do it


  2. says:

    Great tale of interconnectedness Didn t love the illustrations I might use it for oral storytelling.


  3. says:

    Set in Indonesia, Gecko, Elephant, Buffalo, Fireflies, and Rain all learn how things are connected.


  4. says:

    Title Go To Sleep, Gecko A Balinese FolktaleAuthor Margaret Read MacDonaldIllustrator Geraldo ValerioGenre Non European FolktaleTheme s Friends, Compromise, FolkloreOpening line sentence One night, Elephant was awakened Brief Book Summary Gecko is having a hard time sleeping because of various distractions He pleas to the Elephant, the village boss, but rather than getting what he wants, he learns a lesson Professional Recommendation Review 1 Midwest Book Review Children s Bookwa Title Go To Sleep, Gecko A Balinese FolktaleAuthor Margaret Read MacDonaldIllustrator Geraldo ValerioGenre Non European FolktaleTheme s Fr...


  5. says:

    Go to Sleep, Gecko A Balinese Folktale by Margaret Read MacDonald, illustrated by Geraldo Valerio tells the story of a complaining Gecko and an inter connected natural community.The story will amuse many The theme of interconnectedness in nature is an important one for children to learn This could be combined with the story Too Much Noise for a complaint or learning to live with problems theme The author explains that the illustrator made an artistic decision to have an elephant as the head Go to Sleep, Gecko A Balinese Folktale by Margaret Read MacDonald, illustrated by Geraldo Valerio tells the story of a complaining Gecko and an inter connected natural community.The story will amuse many The theme of interconnectedness in nature is an important one for children to learn This could be combined with the story Too Much Noise for a complaint or learning to live with problems theme The author explains that the illustrator made an artistic decision to have an elephant as the head of the village Valerio s illustrations are bright and colorful, featuring yellow, blue, green, and gray My favorite images include the cover, grumpy trip home, Elephant fireflies, buffalo elephant, Elephant rain, trunk around Gecko, and final image.I personally enjoyed the story and artwork, particularly the final image HOWEVER I am not a fan of Walter the Fa...


  6. says:

    MacDonald, Reed 2006 Go to Sleep, Gecko A Balinese Folktale NE August House PublishingIllustrated by Geraldo ValerioGo to Sleep Gecko by Margaret Reed MacDonald is a Balinese folktale about a Gecko who cannot fall asleep because some of the animals and weather Rain are keeping him awake Gecko visits the chief an elephant throughout the book asking him to quiet the jungle down so that he can sleep The chief finds that everyone who is keeping Gecko awake is doing something that help MacDonald, Reed 2006 Go to Slee...


  7. says:

    Go to Sleep, Gecko is a Balinese folktale for children This book won the Flicker Tale Children s Book Award 2008 The book is about a gecko that cant sleep He tries different thing to learn how to the sleep but in the end he realizes there are just some things you have to deal with I really loved how captured this book is The author emphasis there are something s you just cant help The language and the pot of this book was god as well I loved how for the bodies of lighting bugs he use Go to Sleep, Gecko is a Balinese folktale for children This...


  8. says:

    My personal reaction was I loved the story and i could relate to the Gecko because i awake easily as well The purpose of this book in a classroom would be for literary elements that could be taught using this book For example the Gecko goes to the elephant chief to help solve the problem The animals talking shows personification Also, the elephant explains how everything that is keeping him up is helping the jungle overall The Gecko learns that the animals that are keeping him up actually h My personal reaction was I loved the story and i could relate to the Gecko because i awake easily as well The purpose of this book in a classroom would be for literary elements that could be taught using this book For example the Gecko goes to the elephant chief to help solve the problem The animals talking shows personification Also, the elephant explains how every...


  9. says:

    Gecko can t sleep because of the fireflies, and somebody needs to do something about it Elephant is charged with the task of tracking down the fireflies to hear their side of the story In Go To Sleep, Geckoreaders travel with Elephant as he uncovers the reasons why fireflies have to shine their lights at night and why buffaloes have to poop in holes and why rain has to fall from the sky and why there are some things that you just have to live with in this Balinese folktale about the intercon Gecko can t sleep because of the fireflies, and somebody needs to do something about it Elephant is charged with the task of tracking down the firef...


  10. says:

    While this is a Balinese Folktale, I cannot put it on the multicultural children s literature shelf There is absolutley no information about Bali in any part, text, or illustrations.It is however a really cute tale about a Gecko who wants to sleep but can t because the fireflies keep flashing their lights on and off, on and off So Gecko goe...

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