Anita and the Dragons by Hannah Carmona and Anna Cunha

Have you ever faced a major life change — something so scary it seemed like you were facing a dragon?

The Picture Book of the Week is Anita and the Dragons, written by Hannah Carmona and illustrated by Anna Cunha.

About the Book:

Anita and the Dragons in about a young girl who is about to leave everything she loves and enter a new and unfamiliar country. She is no ordinary girl, however. In her imagination, she is a princess and the airplanes are dragons. After promising to send her Abuela lots of pictures, she takes a bold step and enters the belly of the beast. Will she have the courage to embark on new adventures.

Writing Exercise:

Anita is facing a major life change: leaving everything she knows for a new and unfamiliar country. Write about a time you went through a change in your life — a new school, a new city, making new friends.

Happy Writing!

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