With words by the renowned Margaret Wise Brownand illustrations by David Diaz, this treasured picture book tells the tale of a little scarecrow boy and the lessons he learns from his scarecrow father about the world—until he decides to test his knowledge and himself. This tender and funny story celebrates the tradition of passing knowledge from one generation to the next, and the exuberance of reaching one’s potential.
This sweet fall book can be used in speech therapy to address social/emotional issues like bravery and perseverance. It is also great for inferencing and describing as well as for targeting character analysis! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using The Little Scarecrow Boy in speech therapy below: