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Chalk by Bill Thomson

Chalk (original 2010; edition 2012)

by Bill Thomson

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

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Chalk by Bill Thomson (2010)



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This wordless adventure is the story of the imaginings of children through sidewalk chalk on a rainy day. Through imagination, they can transport themselves to sunny days, and dinosaurs. It is beautifully illustrated, and has the kind of magic that all children's books should have. ( )
  BrindelStubbs | Jun 12, 2017 |
A wordless story about three children that find a bag full of magic sidewalk chalk.
  pcanoy | May 26, 2017 |
This book is a book without words and has only pictures. Three young kids one boy and two girls are walking in a park and they walk past a dinosaur statue with a bag of chalk in it's mouth . They then take the bag from the mouth of the dinosaur and then they open it and find that there is chalk in it. The kids start drawing pictures on the sidewalk with the chalk, then as they are drawing those pictures they come to life. After trying out the chalk then the boy decides to draw a dinosaur with the chalk and it comes to life, Then in order to stop it the boy draws rain and then the dinosaur melts in the rain and dissapears,
  BurgessMeredith | Mar 26, 2017 |
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 |
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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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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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