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Thinking with Ava and Grandpa
Author: Paul Cleghorn

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The 'Thinking with Ava and Grandpa' series is a set of 6 different full colour illustrated stories for infant classes not only to entertain, but also to develop thinking and social/emotional intelligence. The stories are a set of adventures and interactions between a little girl, Ava, and her Grandpa.


Ava likes to think and question a lot, and built into the stories are simple philosophical issues for exploration. Guidance is given for the teacher, both in a separate booklet outlining the general approach, and also within each story as the main points for thinking and dialogue are given.


The stories aim



  • to encourage children's imaginations

  • to encourage exploration of ideas

  • to encourage risk-taking in exploring ideas

  • to help develop language acquisition

  • to consciously develop concepts about the world

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The 'Thinking with Ava and Grandpa' series is a set of 6 different full colour illustrated stories for infant classes not only to entertain, but also to develop thinking and social/emotional intelligence. The stories are a set of adventures and interactions between a little girl, Ava, and her Grandpa.

Ava likes to think and question a lot, and built into the stories are simple philosophical issues for exploration. Guidance is given for the teacher, both in a separate booklet outlining the general approach, and also within each story as the main points for thinking and dialogue are given.

The stories aim

  • to encourage children's imaginations
  • to encourage exploration of ideas
  • to encourage risk-taking in exploring ideas
  • to help develop language acquisition
  • to consciously develop concepts about the world
Additional Information

Additional Information

Author Paul Cleghorn
Reading Age / Interest Age No
Notes No
Age Range 5 - 8
Genre No

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