Map Time is a delightful treat for children of all ages, a place where they can go on a fantastic adventure that encourages them to use their imaginations while playing outside.
Map Time guides children in an interesting game where they draw "what they do" and "who they will be". A world where they become fascinating characters like a princess, pirate, and knight, while facing monsters, dragons, treasure and more! Children will learn how to express themselves through their own creativity as they discover how to make friends, build desirable values and gain beautiful insights, all while making their own memories of a lifetime.
Map Time is the first book of The Sidewalk Chalk series. These picture books introduce readers to an exciting activity where fun, adventure and ingenuity are combined. Map Time is a beautifully illustrated book designed to encourage children to explore their imaginations and boost their creativity. This fantastic series leads them to play outside where they learn to interact with others while having fun and adventure. As a fun bonus, Map Time includes a Craft Section with detailed instructions on how children can make hats and crowns from supplies they can find around the house. When parents open the book, the next thing they know their children have transformed themselves into a princess or pirate, ready for their playtime adventure. ARG�
There's a fantastic world outside every home that's begging to be discovered. Map Time encourages children to play outside and make new friends, just like their parents did when they were young. Who knows what exciting adventure lurks in their eager young minds waiting to come out and play? All they need is a spark to ignite the fun!
Enhanced by vibrant illustrations, Map Time is a must read for children who like to explore and use their imaginations. The adventure opens the door to have fun with their friends, make new friends, and learn beautiful life lessons. Plus... as an added bonus, the picture book is a great teaching tool and instrument for parent-child bonding.
Since he was old enough to walk, D.L. Reynolds has loved a great adventure or any grand tale. He began his own storytelling many years ago with his children. Today, he continues the tradition with his grandchildren. As an accomplished poet, he�s been listed in Who's Who of American Writers. The first novel of his Guardian Series, Darla Jade and the Balance of the Universe, was selected in 2012 as Honorable Mention for Young Adult Novel of the Year. In 2013, he added the children�s picture books Map Time and Ant Picnic to his publication list. Darla Jade and the Fallen Feathers, the second novel of the Guardian Series will be coming in 2013. In addition, he has two more children's picture books in progress for the year. As a story teller at heart, D.L. Reynolds reckoned it�s time to share his stories with all of us.