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The Little Book of Thunks

260 Questions to make your brain go ouch!

Series: The Little Books

By: Ian Gilbert

Price: CAD $19.95

Publisher: Independent Thinking Press

Imprint: Independent Thinking Press

104 Pages

6.85 X 4.88 X 0.6 ins

ISBN:  9781845900625 -- Hardcover

Publication Date: 03/01/2007

A Thunk is a beguiling question about everyday things that stops you in your tracks and helps you start to look at the world in a whole new light.

The author guides you through the origins and uses of Thunks and demonstrates how this powerful little book can develop philosophical thinking for all ages. Remember there are no right or wrong answers to these questions. How liberating is that?

Ian Gilbert was named the winner of The Author`s Licensing and Collecting Society Award for Educational Writing by the Society of Authors for The Little Book of Thunks. The award is given for an outstanding example of non-fiction that enhances teaching and learning.


Ian Gilbert is an award-winning author and editor, a leading educational speaker and entrepreneur and a man who the IB magazine named as one of its top 15 educational 'visionaries'. He established Independent Thinking in 1994 as a platform for leading practitioners to share their work in bringing the best out of all children. Currently based in Hong Kong, he has lived and worked in the UK, South America and the Middle East and so has a special perspective on classrooms and systems, what works and what definitely doesn?t.



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