A special place for self-expression reinforces the importance of a child’s thoughts and feelings. In the classroom or at home, encourage younger children to dictate a “story” and then illustrate it. 26 pages of 6¾" x 9" journal paper, each with a 6¾" x 5" art area and three writing lines for the story, plus title, dedication, “About the Author,” and “About My Story” pages (32 pages in all). These affordable booklets bring whole-class writing projects within reach. Staple-bound with a heavy paper cover. Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal Award.