David's Drawings (Paperback)

David's Drawings By Cathryn Falwell, Cathryn Falwell (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Cathryn Falwell, Cathryn Falwell (Illustrator)
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Description


Choices, Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC)
Best Children's Books of the Year, Bank Street College of Education

A shy young African American boy makes friends in school by letting his classmates help with his drawing of a bare winter tree.

One winter day David sees a beautiful bare tree. As soon as he gets to school, this shy young boy who loves to draw begins a beautiful picture of the tree he has seen. One by one his classmates come by with suggestions for the drawing, but the fun really starts when they all join David to add grass, stickers, clouds, a rainbow, and other imaginative details to the picture. And as the drawing develops, David overcomes his shyness and finds a way to make new friends.

David's Drawings is a gentle celebration of a child's creativity that speaks directly to the experiences of children. This reassuring story is sure to provide comfort and encouragement as children face the challenge of making friends in new situations.

About the Author


Cathryn Falwell has written and illustrated many award-winning books for children, among them Lee & Low's Rainbow Stew, David's Drawings, and Butterflies for Kiri, a "Choices" selection from the Cooperative Children's Book Center. Falwell lives in Gorham, Maine, with her family. To find out more about Cathryn Falwell, visit her website: cathrynfalwellbooks.com.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781584302612
ISBN-10: 1584302615
Publisher: Lee & Low Books
Publication Date: September 1st, 2001
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Rise and Shine