Teaching with: Can I Build Another Me?

I am looking to use this book next term with Y4 – so I am shamelessly nicking Jonny’s blog so I can find it easily later.
Thanks for sharing Jonny!

jonny walker teaching

Can I Build Another Me? – Shinsuke Yoshitake

I cannot remember exactly who first mentioned this book on Twitter a few years ago, but to whoever it was, I am eternally grateful. This esoteric little book is a brilliant one to share, it is visually arresting and is such a great book to teach with.

The idea of it is that a little boy called Kevin wants to make another Kevin who can do his domestic chores, so he saves up his money and buys a robot. In order for the robot to act like and look like Kevin, he needs to fill it with all the information about himself. Each page shows something different, such as his Likes and Dislikes and the Things I Can and Can’t Do. The way I see it, the book is a gentle introduction to introspection – when kids read it and begin to…

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