My Life in Pictures by Deborah Zemke


My Life in Pictures by Deborah Zemke

Bea Garcia is an artist. She draws anywhere and everywhere, showing us her world and helping her make sense of it. When Bea's first and only best friend Yvonne moves to Australia, Bea is devastated. And it only gets worse a loud, rambunctious boy moves into Yvonne's old house, a boy who is absolutely nothing like Yvonne. The whole situation makes Bea feel rotten. But in the end, her drawings save the day by helping her forge new friendships. Told in Bea's own words and pictures! My Life in Pictures is a charming and spunky story of unexpected friendship.


* Bea Garcia is an honest and funny protagonist with whom readers will identify and want to check back with regularly. School Library Journal, starred review There isn't anything real or imaginary that the endearing Bea cannot draw...Readers will find inspiration to write, draw, explore, and imagine. Kirkus Reviews [Zemke] clearly shows how art, self-expression, and humor can be solid allies when life doesn t go as planned. Publishers Weekly The everyday ups and downs of Bea s life will befamiliar to readers, who are sure to appreciate Bea s perky humor. Booklist Zemke has a gift forportraying the trials and tribulations of elementary school.... Apromising launch to this new series. Pass this one to aspiring artists, those missing a friend, or anyone who could use a laugh as she navigates childhood. BCCB

About the Author

Deborah Zemke has written and illustrated many books for young readers, including the wildly successful Doodles place mat series. Her work has also appeared in several magazines. She is also the designer of the ITC Zemke Hand font.

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144 pages


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Publication date

23rd May 2016



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