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Ish by Peter H. Reynolds

Ish (edition 2004)

by Peter H. Reynolds, Peter H. Reynolds (Illustrator)

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Authors:Peter H. Reynolds
Other authors:Peter H. Reynolds (Illustrator)
Info:Candlewick (2004), Edition: First Edition, Hardcover, 32 pages
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Tags:art, drawing, artists, children's literature, picture books, siblings, creativity, kids

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Ish by Peter H. Reynolds


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For ages 4 years old and up. A boy's brother criticizes something he is drawing and he loses confidence in his drawing abilities. His sister has a different perspective and she helps him regain his confidence. (Classroom book presentation).
  mamapelton | Jun 11, 2015 |
When his older brother makes him feel silly for his art, Ramon no longer enjoys creating and just becomes a struggle to him. That is until his sister reopens his creativeness!
  trenthamidou | Jun 9, 2015 |
The book is great for teaching self acceptance. It can be a powerful pairing for Absolutely Almost novel.
  emaloney5 | Jun 9, 2015 |
This book is about a boy who loves to draw. His older brother is mean about his drawings and makes him self conscious about them, but his little sister shows him that it doesn't need to be "right"
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  pdenmark | Jun 9, 2015 |
Ramon loves to draw, but his brother is not so nice about his art work. His sister comes in and saves the day letting Ramon know is drawings only have to be perfect- ish not perfect. ages 3-5
  SarahNicole91 | Jun 8, 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.

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

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