Explore the power of nature with the touching, intriguing new release from children’s author mastermind Oliver Jeffers…
There once was a man who believed he owned everything and set out to survey what was his.” In his latest book, The Fate of Fausto, Oliver Jeffers talks the reader through the power of nature and what is, ultimately, the feebleness of man.
Fausto is bursting with self-importance and arrogance and believes he can own everything.
However, his downfall is that he does not understand nature in the deep way he believes himself to. The story is combined with bold, stunning art and the pages hold their powerful prose in minimalist fashion, with only a few words committed to each one.
For years now, Jeffers has been writing touching, moving and intriguing children’s books that can be used across the whole spread of primary ages, and The Fate of Fausto stands up there with the best of them.
The book would make an incredible companion piece for the author’s Lost and Found and will surely be enjoyed for years to come. It will link well with plenty of classroom topics, such as geographical features, seasons and science – particularly to do with water and oceans.
(This is a warning that the activities do contain spoilers!)
Full three-page PDF book topic
Cover sheet explaining the resources
Resource 1: Do you ever truly own anything?
Resource 2: Standing trial
Resource 3: Become a reporter
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