Picture books can be a great way to practice inference skills and start class conversations about big topics. Every Puffin Picture Book Inspiration Pack is free to download as a fully editable powerpoint. It includes high resolution images linked to the exercises so you don’t need the book to use these resources.

About Look Up!

3 . . . 2 . . . 1 . . . LIFT OFF. Science-mad chatterbox Rocket is going to be the greatest astronaut, star-catcher and space-traveller that has ever lived! But first, she needs to convince her big brother Jamal to stop looking down at his phone and start LOOKING UP at the stars.

Class conversation starters:

  • Do people spend too long looking down at their phones?
  • How do illustrators show the relationship between characters?
  • What’s in outer space?

This Inspiration pack includes:

  • A prompt photograph
  • Cover clues
  • High-resolution illustrations from the books
  • Pictures and prompts to develop text and inference skills
  • Exercises to introduce pupils to picture book design and illustration techniques
  • Craft ideas or a creative challenge set by the book’s creators

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