Based on what you know from the book, sketch what you imagine the town of Paltryville to look like. Also, be sure to include a few key people doing things from the story in your sketch.
Write a Poem
Write a poem about your favorite character from the book. Read your poems to the class and explain why the character is your favorite.
Write Sir's Story
It's never really explained how the children came to be in Sir's hands or why Sir refuses to show his face. Write a short story about what you imagine Sir's history to be and how you imagine that the children came into his possession.
Create a Character
All of the characters in the book are quite eccentric. Create your own eccentric character and write a short story about them and where you imagine them fitting in the story. For example...
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