Teacher Resource

Painter and Poet: The Wonderful World of Ashley Bryan Teacher Resource

Painter and Poet: The Wonderful World of Ashley Bryan continues the High’s series of picture-book art exhibitions. Author and illustrator Ashley Bryan incorporates a wide variety of influences, from African folktales to jazz and poetry. Use this teacher resource to connect themes from the exhibition to your curriculum.

This teacher resource was created in collaboration with students enrolled in Georgia State University’s Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education program in the College of Education and Human Development.

Professor: Dr. Thomas Crisp, Assistant Professor of Literacy, Early Childhood, and Elementary Education
Students: Maria Ambrosini, Andrew Bamford, Sarah Bergh, Mary Helen Bowen, Megan Burroughs, Amy Chong, Taylor Deese, Jenna Elliott, Italia Fulmer, Emily Holder, Charissa Hurst, Micaela Knott, Kelly McKenzie, Katee McNeill, Lauren Miles, Lucie Nguyen, Josiah Patrick, Keturah Reid, Casey Reyes, Melissa Richards, Sarah Roberts, Ana Romero, Marissa Twitchell, Julianna Westray

Downloadable Teacher Resources


$300 Stephan age 32

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Stephan Dreams

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The Negro Speaks of Rivers

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All creatures GREAT and small

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‘The birds’ colors were mirrored in the waters’ by Ashley Bryan

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Rocking Jerusalem

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The Adventures of Aku

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Cover Vignette for The Dancing Granny

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Mrs. Chicken and the Hungry Crocodile

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Pepukayi (Wake Up,Ma-Shona people)

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Ashley Bryan in his studio, 2016

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