Dog Loves Drawing by Louise Yates
  

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Shortlisted for The Red House Children’s Book Award 2012.

Dog loves books, but one day he receives a strange one in the post - it's blank! Soon, Dog realises that this book is not for reading, but for drawing, and before long Dog is doodling and drawing himself into a new world, full of friends and surprises.

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Synopsis

Dog Loves Drawing by Louise Yates

Dog loves books, but one day he receives a strange one in the post - it's blank! Soon, Dog realises that this book is not for reading, but for drawing, and before long Dog is doodling and drawing himself into a new world, full of friends and surprises.

Reviews

These are wonderful books from a wonderfully inventive writer and illustrator -- Philip Ardagh The Big Issue A delightful story with a funny end. 10/10 Dog Loves Drawing is the latest book by children's illustrator Louise Yates. Dog loves books so much he opens a book shop. One day, he receives a blank book in the post from his Aunt Dora. As he begins to draw in the book, he whizzes off on a magical adventure. This is a delightful book that shoots off on a captivating adventure. In much the same way young children's play takes fast, imaginative and sometimes bizarre twists, this book does the same as dog creates a cast of crazy characters and sets off on a journey. The illustrations are fab and duck's final creation at the end a laugh out loud moment. Perfect for children aged 3 - 6 years of age. Best of all... The monster Could improve... Not a thing Basically... An imaginative book with great illustrations, perfectly capturing its target readership You can buy from... GBP10.99 Hardback Published by Jonathan Cape www.louise-yates.com -- Chopsy Baby http://chopsybaby.com/magazine/?p=16005 A fun and suspenseful story in itself. But the real joy of this picture book is that it is so inspiring. It is illustrated in pencil crayon (with a touch of watercolour) and every image is a work in progress, suggesting the potential for any reader to follow suit. And there is comedy in the pictures -- Nicolette Jones The Sunday Times Dog Loves Drawing by Louise Yates from Jonathan Cpae at Random House Children's Books is an ideal and fun-filled book that will encourage mark making, drawing, wiritng and creativity in general. -- Martine Horvath Early Years Educator Anyone unfamiliar with Dog Loves Books has two treats in store. Yates's sequel has a sparing elegance and proceeds with gusto. Everyone, she seems convinced, has a drawing in them. The pencils look so real that you could pick them off the page. -- Kate Kellaway The Guardian

About the Author

Louise Yates began drawing pictures to go with the stories she wrote for school and, at a young age, began telling people that she wanted to be a children's book illustrator. She won a scholarship to study art and, in 2002, received a BA in English literature from Oxford University. Louise lives in London.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages
Interest Age: from 0 to 5

Author

Louise Yates
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Publisher

Jonathan Cape Ltd an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

2nd February 2012

ISBN

9780224083713

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