Tag: Marla Frazee

  • A Couple Of Boys Have The Best Week Ever by Marla Frazee Picture Book Analysis

    A Couple Of Boys Have The Best Week Ever by Marla Frazee Picture Book Analysis

    A Couple Of Boys Have The Best Week Ever (2008), written and illustrated by Marla Frazee, was a Caldecott Honor book and garnered starred reviews from the big hitters. Today I’m taking a close look at what makes this book so good. A PICTURE BOOK FOR PICTURE BOOK ENTHUSIASTS It starts with the cover. This […]

  • The Farmer and the Clown by Marla Frazee Analysis

    The Farmer and the Clown by Marla Frazee Analysis

    This month I’m blogging a series aimed at teaching kids how to structure a story. This seven-step structure works for all forms of narrative. It works for picture books, songs, commercials, films and novels. Today I take a close look at The Farmer and the Clown by Marla Frazee to show how universal structure exists…

  • Read Boss Baby by Marla Frazee. Don’t watch the film.

    Read Boss Baby by Marla Frazee. Don’t watch the film.

    Boss Baby, written and illustrated by Marla Frazee, is an award-winning 2010 American picture book released by Dreamworks in 2017 as a film. Boss Baby was adapted for screen by Michael McCullers, who also gave us Austin Powers and Mr Peabody and Sherman, which will give you some idea of the tone. Boss Baby is a perfect…