Friday, January 15, 2016

Written and Drawn by Henrietta by Liniers - ADVISABLE

Liniers Written and Drawn by Henrietta, PICTURE BOOK, 64 pgs. RAW Junior LLC (Toon Books), 2015. Content: G. $12.95. 

Henrietta has a new box of colored pencils! It’s like owning a piece of the rainbow.  Now she can write and illustrate her own story, which is exactly what she does.  It is a story about a monster with 3 heads and 2 hats that lives in Emily’s closet.  

Henrietta’s story is simply and her drawings are childlike, and it’s the perfect introduction to writing your own stories and illustrating them yourself.  Complete with hints on how to read this type of book to children and a link to a website with lesson plans and more, this is a fun book that will be re-read and imitated. 

EL  (K-3) - ADVISABLE Lisa Librarian

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