Book Review: After The Fall by Dan Santat

after the fallSynopsis: What happens to Humpty Dumpty after ‘The Great Fall’? This beautiful book explores the aftermath of Humpty Dumpty’s famous tumble, his subsequent fear of heights and the terrible impact on his life. Will he be able to summon up the courage to face the wall again?

Themes: Resilience, perseverance, over-coming obstacles and barriers.

Why you should read it: It’s an up-lifting, moving, inspiring take on the traditional nursery rhyme, with stunning, cinematic illustrations.

Cross-curricular links: Science (life cycles), PSHE (over-coming barriers, setting goals).

Perfect for: Any age range, but especially children aged 7-11. Book guide coming soon on the Literacy Shed Plus website.

Published by: Andersen Press

Please do leave a comment if you have used this book in your own classroom and how you used it!

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