How to Use These Notes:
This story works on many levels. These suggested activities are therefore for a wide age and ability range. Please select accordingly.
Discussion Questions and Activities
Before reading The Magic of Magnolia Moon, view the cover and title of the book. Identify the following:
- The title of the book
- The author
- The illustrator
- The publisher
- The blurb
Based on the cover, what do you think this story is about? How do you think it will begin/end? Revisit your answer after reading the story to see if your predictions were correct.
What does the term ‘magic’ mean to you? Before reading The Magic of Magnolia Moon, write down your definition of what magic means, and some examples of magic is books, TV shows or movies you like/ Return to your list after reading the book. Has your idea of magic changed? Can you think of any examples of everyday magic inspired by Magnolia?