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Can you do it? Can you imagine writing a picture book using just one word? Aaron Reynolds did it for a summer adventure.
Friends don't let friends go surfing alone in the ocean, but dude, there's a shark out there. Don't worry dude, everything will be all right.
What about using an animal sound to create the mood?
Cow takes a joy ride in farmer's car. Watch out for the bump in the road! Moooo! What will Cow do?
A 2014 Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book
Dog is hopeful his best girl will play ball. Then she has to leave for school. Mom, baby, and cat aren't interested. Now Dog has to play a one-sided game. What will happen next?
How do you get a little boy's attention when he is stuck on watching TV? Gorilla knows what to do with some extra tricks up his sleeve. Gorilla shares the joy of reading.
Now that you are imagining a one word book, how do you create your manuscript? Check out the the article by Shutta Crum for her 9 1/2 word book, Mine. Happy writing. Let us know about your one word story in the comments.
Great post. I love clever books like these. Thanks for sharing!ReplyDelete
Thank you. Try your hand and see what happens.Delete
What a great exercise to think visually. If I have to choose only one word, I think it's "Peace."ReplyDelete
We need that story! Write on!Delete
Great challenge, Janie! Thanks for making me think in a different way. I might use the word, LISTEN.ReplyDelete
Good word! Metaphors be with you!ReplyDelete
This is a fun challenge, Janie. I don't know my word yet, but you'll have me thinking all day.ReplyDelete
Enjoy the discovery!Delete
Fun! I actually have an idea that is simmering using one word...ReplyDelete
Woopee! Happy writing.ReplyDelete
Great challenge. I'm going with Spring. Will see what happens!ReplyDelete
Awww. Nice. Many meanings.Delete
Janie-this is a definite challenge for me :) I will have to put a lot of thought into using one word! My one word right now is "gulp!"ReplyDelete
Charlotte that would be funny. Gulp for being afraid and gulp for eating. You always come up with the best stories!Delete
Janie my one word right now is spectrum because I am using a lot of TV lolReplyDelete