Basher Basics: Creative Writing
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Basher Basics: Creative Writing

3.6 of 5 stars 3.60  ·  rating details  ·  10 ratings  ·  4 reviews
From the bestselling illustrator whose friendly take on science has revolutionized our understanding of everything from the periodic table to the universe, comes a fresh take on creative writing as only Basher can do it. Meet Plot, one of the many 'Schemers and Dreamers' who keeps a story running and its events moving in the right order; Atmosphere, known as a 'Scene Sette...more
Paperback, 64 pages
Published July 30th 2013 by Kingfisher (first published July 9th 2013)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 41)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Charity
Basher, S. l., & Budzik, M. (2013). Creative writing. Kingfisher.

Reference Type: Handbook

Call Number: 808 BUD

Content/ Scope: This handbook is a part of the Basher Basics series. It provides a succinct guide to writing creatively for students in grades 3-5. The book is broken into five sections and cover nine genres. The topics use humor and clear explanations to help students understand the concepts.

Accuracy/Authority/Bias: Kingfisher is a branch of the MacMillan Publishers. This company pub...more
Brittany Herrera
Title: Budzik, M. F., & Basher, S. (2013). Creative writing. New York: Kingfisher.

Name: Brittany Herrera

Type of Reference: Handbook

Call Number: 808

Description: This book breaks down writing for students. It covers nine different styles of writing. Following chapters cover topics such as theme, plot, structure, etc. This book is geared for 3-5 graders and explains each topic of creative writing clearly.

Review:
Part of the expansion of the Basher series into topics other than science, this con...more
Jazz
A good intro for kids. It covers concepts they probably won't discuss in class until high school, so they can get a good head start on both the craft of fiction and non-fiction writing. I would be cautious, however, in giving this book to a young writer too early, as so many concepts might overwhelm their creativity.
Donalyn
My least favorite Basher title to-date. Seems thin and poorly categorized.
Nolan
Nolan added it
May 23, 2014
Max
Max added it
May 19, 2014
Trisha
Trisha added it
Feb 26, 2014
Jennifer Kaap
Jennifer Kaap marked it as to-read
Feb 15, 2014
Aubrey Dangel
Aubrey Dangel marked it as to-read
Feb 05, 2014
Rusty Wellington
Rusty Wellington marked it as to-read
Nov 21, 2013
Vanessa Fox
Vanessa Fox marked it as to-read
Nov 18, 2013
Portia
Portia added it
May 24, 2014
Leah Martin
Leah Martin marked it as to-read
Oct 04, 2013
Becca
Becca marked it as to-read
Sep 25, 2013
Derek
Derek marked it as to-read
Sep 21, 2013
Janet
Janet added it
Jan 13, 2014
Alice
Alice marked it as to-read
Aug 25, 2013
Lisa Marbach Sawyer
Lisa Marbach Sawyer marked it as to-read
Feb 27, 2014
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
The Periodic Table: Elements with Style! (Basher Science) Physics: Why Matter Matters! Astronomy: Out of This World! Biology: Life as We Know It! Chemistry: Getting a Big Reaction! (Basher Science)

Share This Book