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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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Chalk by Bill Thomson (2010)

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Loved hearing from Dr. Haas that this is a favorite book of her grandson's. I really enjoyed how vivid this book is, the pictures really catch the eye making the entire book very inviting. This would be a great introductory book to a creative writing assignment. "What would you draw with the chalk?"
  ecm014 | Dec 1, 2014 |
Jump into this story and experience the park through a world of imagination.
  auntiepants88 | Nov 15, 2014 |
A group of children find magic chalk that brings their drawings to life. The illustrations are hyper-realistic, leading the book to feel like a true story. ( )
  kradish | Jul 30, 2014 |
This kind of realistic illustrative mastery speaks volumes. Color, light and shade, and a mastery of the human form make this story come to life, and make the dinosaur quite scary. Kids will love the concept of a dinosaur that springs to life after a chalk drawing. ( )
  jordan70 | Mar 16, 2014 |
For a book with no words you can definitely make a story out of this book which I love. This leaves the imagination up to the students which keeps them engaged. I love seeing their imaginations shine. The illustrations are unreal. They are amazing and I loved them. They are so captivating. This is a book that anyone could love.
  ChelseaLawler | Mar 16, 2014 |
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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.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:39:51 -0400)

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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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