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SCOT RITCHIE

See how we move!

$25.00

SCOT RITCHIE

See how we move!

$25.00

Everybody in the pool! It's time to get moving! Pedro, Yulee, Nick, Sally and Martin are excited! Tomorrow their swim team, the Flying Sharks, will be competing in the school meet. They've been working hard to train their bodies and minds in order to swim their best. Readers follow along as the team has one last practice with their coach at the neighbourhood pool. Then it's off to the races on the big day! Along the way, the friends discover the benefits of physical fitness and learn about many important aspects of active, healthy living, such as: setting goals and recognising improvement teamwork and respect for others safety and equipment use coping skills and developing confidence nutrition as fuel mind and body connections and so much more! As with all the titles in this nonfiction picture book series from award-winning Scot Ritchie, there's a lot of information presented here in a fun, engaging and colourful style. This introduction to physical and health education encourages children to form positive lifelong habits by emphasising how physical fitness can be fun, social and rewarding. It's a great resource for the classroom concepts of 'learning on the move' and 'active academics,' which incorporate physical activities into everyday lessons. The book contains a table of contents, an index, a glossary of terms and a spread with ideas for active play. AGES: 4 to 7 AUTHOR: Scot Ritchie is an award-winning illustrator whose books include Follow That Map!, Look Where We Live! and Look at That Building!. His illustrations have also appeared in Maclean's, the Wall Street Journal and New York magazine. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. SELLING POINTS: Broad range of information from goal setting and teamwork to nutrition and mind-body connections Includes a table of contents, an index, a glossary and a spread with ideas for active play Great resource for "learning on the move" and "active academics": incorporating physical activities into lessons