“Promise me that you will never change, the caterpillar says. And foolishly, the tadpole promises. But as the seasons pass and he matures, his legs grow, and then his arms – and what happens to his beautiful rainbow friend? As he sits on his lily pad, digesting the butterfly he has just eaten, he little realises that now he will never know!
Format: Opening bottom to top Uses the gutter to divide the two worlds (above and below water)
Title page: Represents the setting and the beginning of the visual narrative;
Predict who the eggs on the leaf
might belong to?
Supplementing with and exploiting informational picturebooks
Literacy: Becoming aware of metaphor
Learning: Activating prior knowledge, making predictions
Nature: Becoming aware of the different stages of the life cycles of a butterfly and a frog.
Facing changes as an inevitable part of our life and growth.
Developing a positive attitude to changes in our lives
as a key to success.
Making a poster.