Meet Albie Newton: child genius. Hes a whiz at inventing things. But is he inventive enough to figure out how to make friends? When precocious inventor Albie Newton enters a new preschool, he concocts the perfect plan for making friends. Unfortunately, it involves stealing the hamsters wheel, snatching the wings off of Daves toy airplane, and generally making a giant mess. Now everyones angry at Albie! Will his new invention delight the other kids enough to make everything rightand finally win their friendship?...
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Albie Newton Reviews
PB to introduce kids to think of others. In clever & charming rhyming verse Josh Funk's Albie Newton book seeks to build empathy, compassion and positivity. Albie is just Adorable. Josh Funk blends what we want in our classrooms—tinkering and thinking. Another MUST HAVE book for your elementary classroom.
Albie Newton is a boy genius-inventor-classmate who is always thinking and creating, much to the dismay of his peers. When Albie moves to a new school in the middle of the year, he wants to make new friends, so he spends his time inventing something amazing (instead of playing with the others).
Well, after Albie dumps the garbage can and steals the wheel from the hamster cage, the class notices that he’s tearing up the room. “But Albie didn’t notice all the problems he was causing. Focused on imp ...more
Interest Level: K-3
Have you ever had that kid in your class who got on your nerves because they seemed self-centered and gave the impression that they didn't mind that they caused chaos in the classroom? Well that is Albie Newton! Albie is a child genius from the day he was born. When he went to a new elementary school he wanted very badly to make some new friends so he came up with an idea. His plan is to make a very special invention for his classmates. Unfortunately, he gets so self-absorbed ...more
Albie is quite the inventor, but he's not always one to notice the reactions of those around him.
Definitely a fun read aloud about a boy genius preschooler and some of his struggles he encounters as he tries to make friends
I really enjoyed this new book by Josh Funk! Using his amazing knack for rhyme, Josh shares a story of Albie Newton, tinkerer extraordinaire, who is unaware that his creativity is negatively impacting those around him! Luckily, one of his peers sees the beauty in what he has created and encourages everyone to realize it was not ill willed on Albie’s part, and to celebrate his accomplishments instead.