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German Language Treasure - December 2017

This month we would like to recommend a wonderful and magical picture book that is also available as a unique children’s book app: “The Big Word Factory”. The app costs $1.99 and can be installed on IOS as well as Android devices. You can find it in the app store under “The big word factory”.

After downloading the app, please switch the language to German. The program will invite your child to experience a very special poetic story. While they are reading and listening to the story he or she will be entertained by little language games.

The story plays in a country where words cost money and therefore people don’t talk much. However, little Paul urgently needs words to tell the beautiful Marie how much he loves her. 

The app is recommended starting grade 2 and is recommended by the Stifung Lesen and the Leipziger Buchmesse.

If you prefer printed books, please follow this link to the book on Amazon:

https://www.amazon.de/gro%C3%9Fe-W%C3%B6rterfabrik-Geschenkausgabe-Agn%C3%A8s-Lestrade/dp/3939435562/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1510754578&sr=8-1&keywords=die+grosse+w%C3%B6rterfabrik

Younger children will also enjoy having this book read to them and perhaps this is a good idea for the Christkind or Santa Clause?

If you have any questions, please contact Jasmin Kapustin at jkapustin@giswashington.org.

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