The Thingamabob

When an everyday item seems alien, you have yourself a Thingamabob. With humour and playful repetitionIl Sung Na‘s expressive elephant ponders what to do with the red h14020pointy object we know as an umbrella.

Take a look around for curious objects in your world. Is there a story waiting to be told?

Storytelling with young children has many benefits. Read this article and go forth, telling stories.




About AnEducationInBooks

Wendy BooydeGraaff is the author of Salad Pie, a children's picture book published by Ripple Grove Press. Her work has been published in Emrys Journal Online, The Emerson Review, Jellyfish Review, Bending Genres, SmokeLong Quarterly and Leopardskin & Limes, and is forthcoming in NOON. Read more work at or find her on Twitter @BooyTweets.
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