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Before I hear from you - soon, I hope ;-) - I want to share my feelings about "A snake from under the skin" with you.
I think this gripping story can serve "Character Education" : while reading, ask yourself what a child can also learn from this story about Respect : "Respect the things you own and respect those that others own. Show concern and respect for the others." Responsibility : "Follow the rules by doing what is expected of you. Accept consequences of your choices." Fairness : "Conform to the law and don't take advantage of others." Trustworthiness : "Have the courage to make the right choice, even when no one is watching you."
"A snake from under the skin" is my English version of a scary story in French ( for children of 8 and over ) called "Un serpent dans la peau", written by Philippe TASSEL, a Parisian Primary teacher ( well known for his free school handwriting font called Ducahier ) .
Life is so unfair ! Peter takes
action to live in HIS OWN world thanks to a mysterious book. But
nothing goes according to plan …
The illustrator of the story is