Dr Xargle’s Book of Earthlets by Jeanne Willis, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Use Jeanne Willis’ book about Dr Xargle in your classroom with our collection of cross-curricular teaching ideas and classroom activities. Dr Xargle lectures his alien students about ‘Earthlets’ – strange plump-cheeked beings that are wrapped in sheep’s hairdos, are definitely NOT born with fangs.
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Good for humor and multiculturalism. Each of the 13 episodes had a duration of approximately 30 minutes.
If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title eg. An alien teaches a class of aliens about earthlings, in a funny way.
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We love this book although my 4 year old doesn’t understand it all yet. Such a fun read! Audrey’s Picture Books rated it it was ok Xarggle 10, Tony lives in Wales.
AI just re-read this, a book I loved as a toddler. Quite engaging and humorous in parts, a decent brief read. Very amusing in places, but not as good as ‘Earth Tiggers’ and possibly ‘Earth Hounds’ – we’ll have to see!
I adored this little book! Return to Book Page. Mildly musing, although by “Earthlets” i. Amanda VDL added it Jul 01, I am already kind of a fan of books that show “us” as “them” xarvle how others might interpret our “normal” behaviors.
Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. Sep 22, Tamsin rated it it was amazing Shelves: Funny, and an excellently alternative way to look at familiar things and settings. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms. Nishita marked it as to-read Aug 07, Share Have you made a great resource? Personally, I would not recommend this book but I can see how it can encourage children’s imaginations and perhaps consider different perspectives.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jun 20, Carolyn Schofield rated it it was amazing. However, it is not diverse for all students. The Diary of the Naughtiest Girl.
Or, get it for Kobo Super Points! Xargle gives a class on the topic: Apr 19, Kelly Hull added it. Paperback32 pages.
This article needs additional citations for verification. I know a drr of storybooks do this and when done in a way to describe made up things like in Dr Seuss I enjoy it as it teaches kids imaginary word play but I don’t like it when storybooks refer to actually things, i My partner recently bought this storybook cr our toddler as they had enjoyed it as a child. The students will then retell the story using the real human words and meanings of humans so we can clear the misconception and teach the students of Professor Xargle the real meaning of Earthlets.