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this book is about a little boy who loves to draw. He is constantly being teased about his art work but at the end everyone ends up love it.
  kesharra | May 27, 2015 |
Ramon loves to draw until his brother makes fun of it. He learns new ways to express his creativity.
  JaniceBrody | May 21, 2015 |
Ramon's brother discouraged him from drawing, but his sister showed him that ish is good.
  Joscellin | May 20, 2015 |
This book shows a fabulous story. Ramon in this story is the main character. Ramon likes to draw but after his brother annoys him with his drawings Ramon loses interest in art. Then his sister shows that art does not have to be perfect.
Age: 3 to 7
Source: Lakewood Library
  Marlene28 | May 14, 2015 |
"ish" is a book about sibling relationships, and self-acceptance. Ramon loves to draw, until a snide remark from his older brother leads Ramon to doubt his drawings. With a little help from his younger sister, Marisol, Ramon begins to see his artwork in a brighter light. This book emphasizes the importance of encouraging creativity in young children.
Ages: 4-8
Source: Pierce County Library System
  caseymdaniels | May 13, 2015 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 076362344X, Hardcover)

A creative spirit learns that thinking "ish-ly" is far more wonderful than "getting it right" in this gentle new fable from the creator of the award-winning picture book THE DOT.

Ramon loved to draw. Anytime. Anything. Anywhere.

Drawing is what Ramon does. It¹s what makes him happy. But in one split second, all that changes. A single reckless remark by Ramon's older brother, Leon, turns Ramon's carefree sketches into joyless struggles. Luckily for Ramon, though, his little sister, Marisol, sees the world differently. She opens his eyes to something a lot more valuable than getting things just "right." Combining the spareness of fable with the potency of parable, Peter Reynolds shines a bright beam of light on the need to kindle and tend our creative flames with care.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 14:02:35 -0400)

Ramon loses confidence in his ability to draw, but his sister gives him a new perspective on things.

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