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David's Drawings

Written and illustrated by Cathryn Falwell

Paperback: $9.95

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.

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About the Creators

Thumb_thumb Cathryn Falwell - Author, Illustrator

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: www.cathrynfalwell.com

About This Title

ISBN

Paperback: 9781584302612

Hardcover: 9781584300311

Awards

Choices
Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC)

Families Reading Together
West Palm Beach County Florida

Guided Reading:

I

Lexile:

AD150L

Interest Level:

Grades K - 2

Reading Level:

Grades 1 - 2

Themes

Sharing & Giving, Multiethnic interest, Imagination, Friendship, African/African American Interest, Optimism/Enthusiasm, Art, Childhood Experiences and Memories

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