Tomie dePaola The Art Lesson Book

Tomie dePaola The Art Lesson Book

The Art Lesson

Tommy knows he wants to be an artist when he grows up He can t wait to get to school and have real art lessons When Tommy gets to school and finds out that the art lessons are full of rules , he is surprised and dismayed How the wise art teacher finds a way to give Tommy the freedom to create and stay within the rules makes a wonderfully perceptive picture book about Tommy knows he wants to be an artist when he grows up He can t wait to get to school and have real art lessons When Tommy gets to school and finds out that the art lessons are full of rules , he is surprised and dismayed How the wise art teacher finds a way to give Tommy the freedom to create and stay within the rules makes a wonderfully perceptive picture book about growing up and keeping one s individuality.Tomie dePaola is the author and illustrator of many beloved books for children, including the Caldecott Honor Book Strega Nona Fans of all ages will be pleased to hear that The Art Lesson is, in fact, based on the artist s own experiences growing up, and offers a welcome glimpse into his past This bright picture book is as covered with drawings as the walls of Tommy s parents and grandparents houses, and sends an inspirational message to budding artists and individualists Break out the crayons

Title : The Art Lesson
Author :  Tomie dePaola
Language : English
Isbn : 0698115724
Format : Paperback
Pages : 32 pages

Rating: 4.5

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