Thursday, July 19, 2012

The Pirate Girl's Treasure

Submitted by Ms. Amanda!
The Pirate Girl's Treasure: An Origami Adventure is the simple tale of a young pirate girl in pursuit of treasure, with a twist. The pirate girl receives a letter from her pirate grandfather and discovers it is a treasure map! She excitedly follows the directions to find the treasure. The twist is that with each leg of her journey there are imbedded steps for the reader to fold a paper into an origami boat and then a shirt. In each illustration, the reader can see the paper being folded to give an example of how the reader’s paper should look. Her journey, and origami, take her up and down a mountain, through a valley, into a cave, and then to a beach, where is finds a small boat. She takes the boat through the water to Treasure Island. On her way, she encounters a storm, and a shark that tears her boat in half. She finally makes it to shore on Treasure Island, and finds that X marks the spot, so she digs and digs to find the treasure. When she opens the treasure chest she finds a note and a pirate shirt from her grandfather. She is proud of her journey and excited for more amazing adventures. This creative story to teach paper folding is a cute tale and a fun craft. See this book listed in our catalog

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