Meg and Mog

Meg and Mog is the classic tale by Helen Nicoll and Jan Pienkowski Meg the witch and Mog her cat go off to a wild Hallowe'en party with all the other witches.

Author: Helen Nicoll

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0241384915

Category: Juvenile Fiction

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Meg and Mog is the classic tale by Helen Nicoll and Jan Pienkowski Meg the witch and Mog her cat go off to a wild Hallowe'en party with all the other witches. The spell they cast goes off with a BANG! Helen Nicoll worked with Jan Pienkowski for over forty years, first at the BBC and then on the Meg and Mog stories. She owned and ran the audio company Cover to Cover for many years. Helen lived in Marlborough, Wiltshire. She died on September 30, 2012. Jan Pienkowski is a celebrated illustrator of children's books. He has won the Greenaway Medal twice - for his illustration of Joan Aiken's The Kingdom Under the Sea and for Haunted House. Jan lives in London. Look out for all the Meg and Mog stories: Meg and Mog; Three Favourite Stories; Meg, Mog and Og; Meg and Mog; Meg and Mog Play Hide and Seek; Three Terrific Tales; Mog's Missing' Mog in the Fog; Mog at the Zoo; Mog Goes to Bed; Meg Comes to School; Meg on the Moon; Meg's Veg; Meg's Castle; Meg up the Creek; Meg on the Moon; Meg's Car; Meg at See; Meg's Eggs

Meg and Mog

Three adventures of Meg the witch, her cat and her owl. Suggested level: junior.

Author: Helen Nicoll

Publisher: Meg and Mog

ISBN: 9780141336480

Category: Children's stories, English

Page: 96

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Three adventures of Meg the witch, her cat and her owl. Suggested level: junior.

Choosing and Using Fiction and Non Fiction 3 11

Vivian French has written two appealing plays, based on favourite stories, The Gingerbread Boy and The Three Billy ... Children at the beginning of this age range or even younger enjoy the Meg and Mog series about the loveable witch and ...

Author: Margaret Mallett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351385348

Category: Education

Page: 400

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Choosing and Using Fiction and Non-Fiction 3-11 is a guide for primary teachers to the many kinds of texts children encounter, use and enjoy in their nursery and primary school years, providing an invaluable insight into the literature available. Addressing important issues and allowing for the voices of teachers, reviewers and children to be heard, it contains suggestions of best practice which offer a more creative approach to learning. Including both fiction and non-fiction, with genres ranging from picture books to biographies, this fully updated second edition features: New coverage on recent books Discussion of new changes in concepts of literacy, particularly focused on technological advances in moving image media and virtual worlds The balance between print and screen-based texts on developing children’s visual and multi modal literacy Annotated booklists for each genre for different age groups New sections on equality, diversity and translation Exploring fiction, non-fiction and poetry, Choosing and Using Fiction and Non-Fiction 3-11 is an invaluable resource, supporting teachers as they help children on their journey to becoming insightful and critical readers of non-fiction, and sensitive and reflective readers of fiction.

Caspar Lee

coThe evenings were taken up with stories and books. Caspar had several favourite books. We'd cuddle up, the three of usin the bed with Meg and Mog, abook about Meg, a witch whose spells always seemed to go wrong, and Mogher cat, ...

Author: Caspar Lee

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 1405927143

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 272

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This is a book about me. Unfortunately, I didn't write it - my mum did. WTF! Let me tell you now that 98% of it is total lies. Actually, I'm pretty sure this book is illegal. So if you've bought it, you've basically supported a criminal. How does that feel? I think she's getting me back for my first day in this world when I mayyy have tried to kill her. She won't not be able to mention that . . . You might also find out about my first day at school, why my head is so massive, how I've always been a hit with the ladies and other things like that. You know, important stuff. Anyway, I found the book at the printer and you'll see I've corrected some of her most outrageous lies. So, you know, enjoy. Just remember only the bits that make me look good are true . . .

Meg and Mog Marvellous Masks and Puzzles

Have fun being Meg, Mog and Owl! This book contains three exciting cut-out masks and instructions for making dressing-up props for each character - a witch's hat for Meg, a cat's tail for Mog and a set of wings for Owl.

Author: Ladybird Books Staff

Publisher: Ladybird

ISBN: 9781844227570

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Have fun being Meg, Mog and Owl! This book contains three exciting cut-out masks and instructions for making dressing-up props for each character - a witch's hat for Meg, a cat's tail for Mog and a set of wings for Owl. The rest of the book is packed with pages of Meg's favourite puzzles and games to keep you busy. And don't forget to try your masks on in the dark to see their spooky glow!

Stories Pictures And Reality

The one with the crumpled face' (Madeline in London), and the next day, to Meg and Mog, 'Why is she looking sad there? ... They go from twenty-six entries in the three months from his first comment (3–0 to 3–3), then eighty-four in the ...

Author: Virginia Lowe

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0415397235

Category: Psychology

Page: 188

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Stories, Pictures and Reality follows two children as they work out the reality status of stories and pictures, with a daily parent-observer record from the birth of the first child until the second is eight, a span of eleven years in all. Together these children pick through the meaning of stories and the motivations of the characters they discover in this unique first-hand description of the discernment that children bring to books from an early age, full of revealing quotes that tell us a great deal about the cognitive development of our young readers: "It's a joke 'cause it couldn't really have happened", "I'll tell you what's pretend: Batman, Robin, Superman, pirates, cowboys and Indians". "Pussy cats don't fly kites!", "The man who drawed it was wrong". In analysis this longitudinal study shows that children have more insight and understanding than they are often given credit for and that they approach subjects that puzzle the most sophisticated of thinkers with an elegant simplicity beyond the expectations of conventional psychologists and children's literature commentators. This book urges readers, especially practitioners and academics, to afford greater respect to what young children are capable of in this area.

Stimulating Emerging Story Writing

Story bonanza: Encourage child authors to mark make/write emerging stories for a Story Bonanza stall at the ... they believe will be the next 'literary sensation' in story writing (think Meg and Mog; The Jolly Postman).

Author: Simon Brownhill

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317618866

Category: Education

Page: 154

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Stimulating Emerging Story Writing! Inspiring Children aged 3-7 offers innovative and exciting ways to inspire young children to want to create stories and develop their emerging story writing skills. This practical guide offers comprehensive and informed support for professionals to effectively engage ‘child authors’ in stimulating story writing activities. Packed full of story ideas, resource suggestions and practical activities, the book explores the various ways professionals can help young children to develop the six key elements of story, these being character, setting, plot, conflict, resolution and ending. All of the ideas in the book are designed to support a setting’s daily writing provision such as mark making opportunities, role play and using simple open ended play resources. Separated into two sections and with reference to the EYFS and Key Stage 1 curricula, this timely new text provides practitioners with tried and tested strategies and ideas that can be used with immediate effect. Chapters include: Creating Characters The Plot Thickens Inspired Ideas Resourcing the Story Stimulation This timely new text is the perfect guide for inspiring young children aged 3-7 in the classroom and will be an essential resource for practitioners, teachers and students on both early years and teacher training courses.

Developing Pre school Communication and Language

Lewis, J. (illust.) (1999) Three Little Pigs, First Favourite Tales Series. Ladybird Books. Meggitt, C. (2006) Child Development: An Illustrated Guide, 2nd edn. Heinemann. Nicoll, H. and Pienkowski, J. (1975) Meg and Mog, new edn.

Author: Chris Dukes

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412945232

Category: Psychology

Page: 111

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This resource demonstrates how to support young children's language development, including those with special needs, and discusses appropriate expectations for youngsters from birth to age five.

The Early Literacy Handbook

An effective way to introduce the Meg stories is to have a set of props for the threemain characters,Meg, Mog andOwl. These can be provided in the book area forthechildren to reenact the stories and tocreate their own stories.

Author: Dominic Wyse

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 1909280127

Category: Education

Page: 117

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The heart of this book is a new approach to the teaching of language and literacy. Its focus is exemplary classroom practice built on rigorous theory and evidence.The approach combines new theory and dynamic practice in its advocacy for contextualised teaching. This book shows how the teaching of smaller units of language, such as sentences, words, letters and phonemes, follows naturally from the context of whole texts. The book offers: practical examples, photographs from settings, case studies and action points to help any practitioner working with young children to develop one of the most crucial life skills, advice on how to build on children's motivation using whole texts, clear guidance on phonics teching in an appropriate context and a unique blend of new theory and dynamic practice.

The Big Book of Primary Club Resources Creative Arts

Their final muse will be Jan Pien ́kowski, a Polish-British children's illustrator and author best-known for illustrating the Meg and Mog books in collaboration with author Helen Nicoll.

Author: Fe Luton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 042984512X

Category: Education

Page: 164

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These days, running a club is an accepted part of the teacher's remit, adding additional pressure to an already substantial workload. The Big Book of Primary Club Resources: Creative Arts aims to ease that burden, providing a simple and clear week-by-week plan for creative arts focused clubs. Each chapter aims to explore the creative arts in a context that complements classroom practice without specifically following the National Curriculum. Containing two years' worth of club sessions, this book is a quick, accessible and easy-to-use guide which provides clear and creative ideas, all of which are easy to resource, set up and run. A myriad of art forms is covered, including: Textiles Collage Photography Artist and illustration study Sculpture Abstract and 3D art All activities are adapted for three age groups (4–7 years; 7–9 years and 9–11 years) and achieve highly satisfying outcomes for pupils. Taking the strain out of club planning, this book is an invaluable resource for teachers and teaching assistants running clubs for children aged 4–11.

Children s Books and Their Creators

Beginning with Meg and Mog mixed in , drew rave reviews and several children's book in 1972 , these stories about a ... The three supercharged — establish the Pienkowski illustrative books detail the efforts of the slave girl Ariel ...

Author: Anita Silvey

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395653807

Category: Reference

Page: 800

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Features autobiographical vignettes by popular children's authors and offers more than eight hundred short articles covering every aspect of children's books, their themes, and their creators

Waterstone s Guide to Books

[ D729 ] Macmillan pbk £ 2.50 NICOLL , HELEN & PIENKOWSKI , JAN Favourites long past the nursery years , these stories have everything children love : three sharply drawn comic characters ( Meg the witch , Mog the cat and Owl ) , boldly ...

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Children s Emergent Literacy

Books were chosen for their attractiveness to children in terms of their pictures, the strength and interest of their ... Favorites were: Lynley Dodds's Hairy McClairy from Donaldson's Dairy, (Puffin Books) Jan Nicholls's Meg and Mog ...

Author: David F. Lancy

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 0275945898

Category: Education

Page: 388

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"...a significant contribution to the dynamic field of emergent literacy. Highly recommended..." Choice

Emerging Patterns of Literacy

The cat,ontheother hand,so much thefavourite in picturebooksreadto Ceri, reappearsatage 2 yearsina differentguise, asa maincharacterin two stories: Megand Mog(byHelen Nicoll andJan Pienkowski)and Mogand theBaby (by Judith Kerr)(cf.

Author: Rhian Jones

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134791526

Category: Education

Page: 264

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In a unique study of parent-infant interactions at home, Rhian Jones analyses early reading with picture books and stories. Drawing upon psychology, linguistics and anthropology she provides a wide ranging and highly original account of the conversational 'rules' of reading dialogues, semantic knowledge and picture book reading, the ontogenesis of narrative and the construction and expression of the infant unconscious. This provides an absorbing and valuable account to all academics and practitioners concerned with language acquisition, literacy and early childhood development.

Waterstone s Guide to Books

5.95 NICOLL , HELEN & PIENKOWSKI , JAN Favourites long past the nursery years , these stories have everything children love : three sharply drawn comic characters ( Meg the witch , Mog the cat and Owl ) , boldly coloured illustrations ...

Author: Waterstone & Co

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ISBN: 9780951258989

Category: Books

Page: 1658

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Help Your Child with Reading

King Henry's Palace ; The Tale of Thomas Mead Pat Hutchins Young Piper 1988 Three short , simple stories about kind King Henry . ... Best of the series : Meg and Mog ; Meg's Eggs ; Meg On The Moon ; Meg's Castle and Mog At The Zoo .

Author: Wendy Body

Publisher: Bbc Publications

ISBN: 9780563215431

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 144

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Accompanying a TV series, this book gives instruction on what books to select and hints on how to make reading an enjoyable and rewarding experience for the child.

Children s Books in Print

Books . Publisher Paid Annotation . 230p . ( I ) . ( gr . 3-7 ) . pap . write for info . ... Meg & Mog Birthday ( YA ) . ( gr . ... Your favorite characters from Silver and Shiny are Niebergall , Jane S. Alaskan Whales . 1990. ( Illus . ) ...

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The Best American Short Stories 2017

Meg Wolitzer. McDermott, Alice Home. Harper's Magazine, September. McKnight, Reginald Float. Georgia Review, vol. LXX, no. 1. Miller, Gary Lee The Salted Leg. ... Mogelson, Luke Kids. Hudson Review, vol. LXVIII, no. 4. Total Solar.

Author: Meg Wolitzer

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 132876673X

Category: Fiction

Page: 334

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The New York Times–bestselling author of The Interestings compiles a stunning anthology of literary short fiction with T.C. Boyle, Emma Cline and others. “If you know exactly what you are going to get from the experience of reading a story, you probably wouldn’t go looking for it; you need, in order to be an open reader of fiction, to be willing. To cast a vote for what you love and then wait for the outcome,” writes Meg Wolitzer in her introduction to this volume. The Best American Short Stories 2017 casts a vote for and celebrates all that is our country. Here you’ll find a man with a boyfriend and a girlfriend, naval officers trapped on a submarine, a contestant on America’s Funniest Home Videos, and a gay man desperate to be a father—unforgettable characters waiting for an outcome, burning with stories to tell. The Best American Short Stories 2017 includes entries by T.C. Boyle, Jai Chakrabarti, Emma Cline, Danielle Evans, Lauren Groff, Eric Puchner, Jim Shepard, Curtis Sittenfeld, Jenn Walter and others.

Emergent Literacy

At 2-9 he received his first Meg and Mogbook (Nicoll/Pienkowski), and was inspired to pick out the print shown as ... My children knew about authors, and had several author's names before they were three — mainly ones whose books were ...

Author: Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 9027283230

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 275

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This edited volume constitutes the first serious, sustained examination of the study of children’s books for children aged from 0 to 3 with contributions by scholars working in different domains and attempting to assess the recognition of the role and influence of children’s literature on the cognitive, linguistic, psychological and aesthetic development of young children. This collection achieves a balance between theoretical, empirical, historical and cross-cultural approaches by examining the broad range of children’s books for children under three years of age, ranging from early-concept books through wimmelbooks and ABC books for small children to picture books that support the young child’s acquisition of behavioral norms. Most importantly, the chapters proffer new insights into the strong relationship between children’s books for young children and emergent literacy, drawing on current research in children’s literature research, visual literacy, cognitive psychology, language acquisition, picture theory and pedagogy.