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From monstrous worms to big, bad wolves, scary characters have always been a feature of children’s stories. Tessa Strickland explains why encountering violence and terror in stories – and the power of the imagination – can help children to face their fears and make sense of the world around them.
Kamishibai (Kah-mish-ee-bye) is a fun and engaging way of teaching storytelling and therefore composition to children. Pictorial prompts help with narrative and give children the chance to play with structure and vocabulary before they start to write.