Draw!

By COLÓN, Raúl

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ISBN
9781442494923 9781442494930
Publisher
S. & S. Paula Wiseman Bks.


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on June 1, 2014  |  Preschool to Grades 4

PreS-Gr 3—Using watercolor and colored pencils, Colón has created a wordless book (based on his childhood) that speaks volumes. A boy, home for the day perhaps because of an illness, sits on his bed reading a book about Africa. He begins to draw. Five identical, intensely colored pictures of the boy with an easel, art supplies, and a pit helmet increase in size as readers begin this richly imagined day on a safari. He draws an elephant as an egret watches, and atop the elephant's back, the boy and bird find a herd of zebras. They pose for him as he si...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on September 1, 2014

A young artist, inspired by his books about African animals, is transported to an imaginary safari in this dreamy wordless book. Armed only with his pencil, sketch pad, and easel, this budding Leonardo finds his models in the African landscape--an elephant, zebras, giraffes, lions, gorillas (one of whom snatches the boy's pith helmet and lunch)--and all willing to pose. He has some adventures--a rhino charges him but is ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2014

A young artist, inspired by his books about African animals, is transported to an imaginary safari in this dreamy wordless book. Arm...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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