Monday, April 23, 2012

Artist Ted by Andrea Beaty -ADVISABLE

Beaty, Andrea. Artist Ted, Illustrated by Pascal Lemaitre. 32 pgs.Simon & Schuster, 2012. $15.99.  Content: G PICTURE BOOK.  When Ted wakes up and finds his room to be the same as it looked every morning, he decides he needs to become an artist to “spiff things up around here.”  His artistic talent doesn’t end there.  He decides to paint the walls of the house, the walls of the school, and even a classmate.  The illustrations are bright and bold on simple backgrounds.  This book could be used in a unit on art or color.  Pre-K.  EL (K-3).  ADVISABLE.  Reviewer: SL. 

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