The six Descriptosaurus books for creative writing help children expand their descriptive vocabulary, experiment with language and sentence structure and build up narratives based around settings, characters and creatures. They support primary school teachers at KS1 and KS2, secondary English teachers at KS3, literacy coordinators and parents.

Descriptosaurus series

1st Edition
Descriptosaurus Story Writing: Language in Action for Ages 5–9
USD $32.95
December 17, 2020 by Routledge
ISBN: 9780367559113
226 Pages

3rd Edition
Descriptosaurus: Supporting Creative Writing for Ages 8–14
USD $51.95
January 09, 2018 by Routledge
ISBN: 9781138093027
330 Pages

1st Edition
Descriptosaurus: Ghost Stories
USD $42.95
September 09, 2015 by Routledge
ISBN: 9781138858732
294 Pages

1st Edition
Descriptosaurus: Fantasy
USD $39.95
May 10, 2016 by Routledge
ISBN: 9781138858756
296 Pages

1st Edition
Descriptosaurus: Myths & Legends
USD $42.95
February 04, 2016 by Routledge
ISBN: 9781138858718
274 Pages

1st Edition
Descriptosaurus: Action & Adventure
USD $44.95
September 23, 2015 by Routledge
ISBN: 9781138858695
252 Pages

Descriptosaurus Story Writing Video

Co-author Adam Bushnell shows how the book can be used to help children create a narrative about a creature.


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12 Step Descriptosaurus Guide

12 Step Descriptosaurus Guide for ages 5-9

This free guide shows how the explicit teaching of vocabulary can be done within the context of a writing task. It will help younger pupils become enthusiastic and confident writers - willing and able to participate fully in the writing process as they move onto the next stage.

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Descriptosaurus Genre Writing Toolkit

Descriptosaurus Genre Writing Toolkit for ages 8-14

To help you take your students’ writing to the next level, this FreeBook brings together a handpicked selection of Descriptosaurus story writing resources. Each chapter focuses on a different genre, which we’ve selected from Alison Wilcox’s Descriptosaurus writing guides.

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