At the end of the book Morris flies off with his favorite books. How can books make you fly? He wrote about his joys and sorrows, all that he knew and everything that he hoped for. What are your hopes? Lessmore is an interesting name. Do you think it has any special meaning? When is less more? This book has a special dedication page.
Does reading it give you any new understanding of the story? And learn to give them away where they are needed. Sometimes a person needs a story more than food to stay alive. The pictures in this book are very beautiful, whimsical and expressive. Try reading the book again just looking at the pictures. How do the pictures help to tell the story? Libraries are a place where people share books. Visit a library. Notice all the different books. Do any of them call out to you to be read? Ask the librarian to recommend some of her favorite books.
Morris tried to arrange his library, but the books had their own ideas. How would you organize your library? What books would you put next to each other? Make special book plates with your name or the name of your class. Make your own book. You can fold several sheets of paper and staple them together.
Put a photo of yourself on the first page. Tell all about you.
For different kinds of books and different ways to make them, check out the internet with a parent or teacher. Morris loved words. What are some of your favorite words? Are there any words that make you feel bad? Make a list of words about when you feel happy, sad, brave, or silly.
Ask a parent or teacher to help you cut up magazines, newspapers or cereal boxes and create a collage of some of your favorite words. Do a book advertisement. Draw or record or write about a book you like in a way that makes it sound interesting to other people.
Create a web page or blog with your favorite titles. Keep a dream book.
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