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Ginger Covert Colla is a licensed Kindermusik educator, a poet, composer of children's songs and an author of children's story books. She particularly enjoys writing rhymed verse for her stories. The Christmas Elf was written for her Kindermusik students and presented during class story times for the holiday season. She is currently collaborating with Illustrator, Judith Gosse, to bring her creations to life visually. In addition to her early childhood teaching, she is a career music educator with degrees in music education, and both a Master of Arts and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Choral Conducting. Dr. Colla has taught public school music at all levels from elementary school through university.
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The Christmas Elf
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Overview


At the stroke of midnight on Christmas Eve, a Christmas Elf emerged on the scene. He engages the help of Miss Calico Cat and he magically makes a dream come true for a poor little boy and his parents too.
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Description


The Christmas Elf is a rhymed fairy tale picture book that will engage the imaginations of young children from about age 4 to age 8. Early readers will enjoy reading this book. It is well known by researchers in child development that exposure by preschool children to nursery rhymes and rhymed stories is developmentally advantageous in numerous ways: speech and cognitive development, reading comprehension, vocabulary development and encouraging creativity. Rhyming patterns evoke a concentrated awareness in the child through the language chosen and arranged for its meaning, sound and rhythm.
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Overview


At the stroke of midnight on Christmas Eve, a Christmas Elf emerged on the scene. He engages the help of Miss Calico Cat and he magically makes a dream come true for a poor little boy and his parents too.

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Description


The Christmas Elf is a rhymed fairy tale picture book that will engage the imaginations of young children from about age 4 to age 8. Early readers will enjoy reading this book. It is well known by researchers in child development that exposure by preschool children to nursery rhymes and rhymed stories is developmentally advantageous in numerous ways: speech and cognitive development, reading comprehension, vocabulary development and encouraging creativity. Rhyming patterns evoke a concentrated awareness in the child through the language chosen and arranged for its meaning, sound and rhythm.

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Book details

Genre:JUVENILE FICTION

Subgenre:Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent

Language:English

Pages:32

Format:Paperback

Paperback ISBN:9781098381028


Overview


At the stroke of midnight on Christmas Eve, a Christmas Elf emerged on the scene. He engages the help of Miss Calico Cat and he magically makes a dream come true for a poor little boy and his parents too.

Read more

Description


The Christmas Elf is a rhymed fairy tale picture book that will engage the imaginations of young children from about age 4 to age 8. Early readers will enjoy reading this book. It is well known by researchers in child development that exposure by preschool children to nursery rhymes and rhymed stories is developmentally advantageous in numerous ways: speech and cognitive development, reading comprehension, vocabulary development and encouraging creativity. Rhyming patterns evoke a concentrated awareness in the child through the language chosen and arranged for its meaning, sound and rhythm.

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About the author


Ginger Covert Colla is a licensed Kindermusik educator, a poet, composer of children's songs and an author of children's story books. She particularly enjoys writing rhymed verse for her stories. The Christmas Elf was written for her Kindermusik students and presented during class story times for the holiday season. She is currently collaborating with Illustrator, Judith Gosse, to bring her creations to life visually. In addition to her early childhood teaching, she is a career music educator with degrees in music education, and both a Master of Arts and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Choral Conducting. Dr. Colla has taught public school music at all levels from elementary school through university.

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