Ish by Peter H. Reynolds
  

Synopsis

Ish by Peter H. Reynolds

A creative spirit learns that a drawing doesn't have to look exactly like anything in this gentle fable from the creator of the award-winning, bestselling picture book The Dot. An inspiring, encouraging story for budding artists everywhere, the acclaimed illustrator of The Dot, Sky Colour and the Judy Moody series tells the story of Ramon, who loves to draw. Anytime. Anything. Anywhere. Drawing is what Ramon does. It's what makes him happy. But in one split second, all that changes. A single remark by Ramon's older brother, Leon, turns Ramon's carefree sketches into joyless struggles. Luckily for Ramon, though, his little sister, Marisol, sees the world differently and she opens his eyes to something a lot more valuable than getting things exactly right...

Reviews

A sophisticated book for aspiring artists and deluded perfectionists of all ages. The Observer

About the Author

Peter H. Reynolds is a bestselling illustrator who has created many acclaimed books for children. In addition to his Creatrilogy - The Dot, Ish and Sky Colour - the works he has both written and illustrated include Rose's Garden, The North Star and So Few of Me. He is also the illustrator of Megan McDonald's Judy Moody and Stink series. Born in Canada, Peter H. Reynolds now lives in the US in Dedham, Massachusetts. Find Peter online at www.peterhreynolds.com, and on twitter as @peterhreynolds.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 4

Author

Peter H. Reynolds
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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

5th September 2005

ISBN

9781844282968


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