Tuesday, December 1, 2009

The Exquisite Corpse Adventure - This Week a "Wicked" Delight!

Author Gregory Maguire of "Wicked" Fame
Pens Episode Five of
The Exquisite Corpse Adventure!
With a Delightful Illustration by Chris Van Dusen!

If you have been busy turkey roasting and holiday shopping, take a break and read the latest rollicking episode of The Exquisite Corpse Adventure with the young people in your life!

Make sure you also check out the NCBLA's Exquisite Corpse Adventure Educational Resource Center where you will find exciting book for your kids, as well as ideas for activities and conversations for you to share with the kids you live with at home and/or work with in your school and library!

And the NCBLA is so pleased that PBS's Reading Rockets has created a terrific companion project, The Exquisite Corpse Writing Prompt Challenge to enhance young people's writing experiences.

Remember to ask for Gregory Maguire's and Chris Van Dusen's latest books at your local library and book store!

Making Mischief: A Maurice Sendak Appreciation
by Gregory Maguire
(for adults who love children's books and who love Maurice Sendak!)

The Circus Ship
written and illustrated by
Chris Van Dusen
(for children and parents to read and share together!)

To read all The Exquisite Corpse Adventure Episodes, go to:


To find out what The Exquisite Corpse Adventure is all about, and to find educational support materials to help you expand your child’s literacy and literary experience, go to:


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