• Literal questions (retrieval) – What is this Brownie’s name? Where does he live? What did he use to make his pants?
  • Would you like to meet Thimbletack? Why?
  • Do you think there are other Brownies like him? Do they live in groups?
  • What do you think he eats? What makes you think this?
  • Why isn’t he wearing any shoes?
  • How do you think he walks? Show me.
  • Describe Thimbletack in three words.
  • Teach – noun phrases, similes, active vs. passive voice

‘Common House Brownie’ from
‘Arthur Spiderwick’s Field Guide to the Fantastical World Around You’

Illustration by Tony DiTerlizzi
Tony’s Facebook page

  • Dan
    Posted at 10:37h, 07 March Reply

    I think he lives in a whole different world underground with other creatures like him.

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