How I Met Einstein (SE)

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In this book How I Met Einstein, Author Alan Trussell-Cullen explains the different steps in the publishing process for his book, Ask Einstein! The reader learns how his original idea for his book and then how it is transformed into the finished product.

The features in this book are:

  • An explanation told from different points of view
  • The chapter headings that show the steps in the publishing process
  • The features of a non-fiction text :- index, glossary, photographs, diagrams
  • Fact boxes to provide extra information
  • The summary in the form of a flow diagram
  • The use of cartoon drawings and speech bubbles
  • Different typefaces to show change of narrator
  • Technical language:- typeface, manuscript, stylus, roughs

How I Met Einstein can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills:

  • Discussing texts written from different points of view
  • Exploring the effectiveness of the layout of a book
  • Understanding how a book is written and published
  • Studying variations in vocabulary
  • Reading and writing procedural text

Themes covered in this book are: Humour, Careers, The Arts

Reading Level: 31++ (Black)

AuthorAlan Trussell-Cullen

SeriesSkyrider Chapters

Year Level6


Guided Reading Level30

GenreMemoir | Realistic Fiction

Theme/TopicCareers | Humour | The Arts

Strategy/SkillsCharacter study | Drawing conclusions | Making connection | Writer's craft

Page Count32