The Sunflower Sword
In a world full of knights fighting dragons, there lived a little knight who wanted to be just like the rest, not only in size or in battle, but with a big sword too. When he tells his mother of his aspirations she says he cannot have a sword. Instead, she brings him a giant sunflower to swoosh and woosh the dragons away. It turns out the sunflower brings more than a sword probably would.
The Sunflower Sword is an adorable story of a little boy whose imagination blossoms and brings an advent...more
The story is very nice, it teaches children that you can be friends with people who are different, as deep down you are all the same.
I read this to a class of 30 5 year olds this week and they did enjoy the story. They ...more
Me and K both enjoyed this story. It has knights and dragons and of course that always makes for a great read right! You have a little knight who doesn't have a sword but a Sunflower that if you used your imagination which I think is great to do it can be anything. In this case it is a sword! When the little knight meets a dragon he knows what to do with this sunflower sword but the dragon thinks otherwise! The young knight shows that you ...more
Early Literacy Skills: Print Motivation, Narrative Skills
In a land filled with fire and smoke and endless fighting, where knights fight dragons, there lives a little knight who wants to be bug like the others, and fight like the others, and have a sword like the others.
But his mother won't let him,
Instead of a sword, she gives him a sunflower, which, as it turns out, can be mightier than a sword.
Bold, colorful, playful i ...more
I was looking for a sunflower story for a painting activity involving red/yellow/orange colours and this was perfect. The kids loved it too.