Learn to Draw Animals! (Novelty)
Draw 45 of your favorite animals
Simple step-by-step instructions -- just follow the red lines Draw horses, lions, bears, penguins, monkeys -- a whole zoo Trace over extra animal outlines to build confidence.Room to practice on opposing pages.Full-color illustrations.Ages 4 and up.Book measures 8-1/2 inches wide by 11 inches high (21.6 cm wide by 28 cm high).Young artists learn to draw by tracing helpful outlines, then by following the step-by-step illustrations -- the red lines in each step make completing each animal a breeze. Kids can then use their new skills (and imagination) to draw animals in colorful background scenes throughout.
What a joyful read! While tackling very real topics, such as social expectations of people's bodies, cultural identity, and challenging family dynamics, "Chunky" uses a delightful play-by-play sports casting style throughout the book that truly engages the reader in Yehudi Mercado's journey. Yehudi and his imaginary mascot Chunky take the reader through the meandering explorations of growing up, from the things you choose to explore yourself to the things others force you to explore, but recognizing your truth nonetheless.
(Graphic Novel, Ages 10+) - reviewed by Isabel