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Chalk (original 2010; edition 2012)

by Bill Thomson

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Title:Chalk
Authors:Bill Thomson
Info:Amazon Children's Publishing (2012), Kindle Edition, 40 pages
Collections:Your library, Kindle, Childrens Fiction
Rating:*****
Tags:Dinosaurs, Chalk, Wordless

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This wordless picture story is about three children who are playing on a rainy day. On the playground, they find a bag of magical sidewalk chalk and discover anything they draw comes to life! They draw a sun to make it a sunny day and soon they get carried away, and draw a terrifying dinosaur. One little boy resolves the problem by drawing a rain cloud to wash everything off. The story is exciting and the solution very clever.
  wichitafriendsschool | Mar 21, 2017 |
Chalk was the first picture book without words that I have looked through before. I believe that the concept of these books is very clever. While reading the book, I liked how I was able to write me own story in my head. When the first drawing comes to life, you are able to write what you would be thinking instead of actually reading someone else's interpretation of it. When the children figure out that the chalk does, you watch them solve the problem and also get to think about their reactions. The purpose of this book is to engage students creative minds by writing the story themselves. ( )
  kkrume1 | Feb 27, 2017 |
This wordless picture story is about three children who are playing on a rainy day. On the playground, they encounter some magic chalk and soon discover anything they draw comes to life! They draw a sun to make it a sunny day and soon they get carried away, and draw a terrifying dinosaur. One little boy resolves the problem by drawing a rain cloud to wash everything off. This book would be great for k-3rd graders and especially the English language learners. In instruction, they can practice their oral language/vocabulary by making up the story and speaking aloud to practice their English. ( )
  maria.baltazar | Jan 28, 2017 |
a fun book about children playing on the playground with chalk. they use the chalk to draw a dinosaur and work a way to get the dinosaur away
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  TUCC | Dec 2, 2016 |
I would recommend this book for upper age children because there are no words and you have to understand what is going on in each picture to have a good idea of what the book is trying to say. This book can be used in the classroom along with extension activities for the children after. Predictions are an important concept in the classroom and for reading comprehension, so this could also be used for that. ( )
  caitlinpw | Nov 4, 2016 |
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This book is dedicated with love to the miracles in my life . . . my wondrous sons, Billy, Nik, and Ethan
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0761455264, School & Library Binding)

A rainy day. Three kids in a park. A dinosaur spring rider. A bag of chalk. The kids begin to draw. . . and then . . . magic! The children draw the sun, butterflies, and a dinosaur that amazingly come to life. Children will never feel the same about the playground after they experience this astounding wordless picture book and the power of the imagination. Bill Thomson embraced traditional painting techniques and meticulously painted each illustration by hand, using acrylic paint and colored pencils.

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A wordless picture book about three children who go to a park on a rainy day, find some chalk, and draw pictures that come to life.

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