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A Christmas Drawing Wonderland!
     

A Christmas Drawing Wonderland!

by Jennifer M. Besel, Lucy Makuc (Illustrator)
 

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What's more fun than celebrating Christmas? Try drawing Christmas! Become an artist, and learn to sketch the sights and symbols that make this holiday special. It just takes a pencil and a bit of Christmas cheer!

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What's more fun than celebrating Christmas? Try drawing Christmas! Become an artist, and learn to sketch the sights and symbols that make this holiday special. It just takes a pencil and a bit of Christmas cheer!

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Children's Literature - Debra Lampert-Rudman
This Christmas-themed book is one of Capstone Press’s “First Facts” series of “Holiday Sketchbook” titles that also cover Thanksgiving, Valentine’s Day, and Halloween. This one features nine simple Christmas-themed projects that require only pencil, paper, erasers, and colored pencils or markers. The introduction “Unwrap the Magic” invites young readers to draw Christmas in no time with an illustration of a happy elf holding a pencil. “Deck the Halls” (drawing ornaments), “Candy Canes” (drawing a row of candy canes with ribbons), “No-Melt Man” (drawing a smiling snowman with hat and carrot nose), “Skating Fun” (drawing a skating penguin wearing a cap), and “Home Sweet Home” (drawing an elaborate gingerbread house) are just some of the projects. Each one features at least 4 distinct step-by-step drawing instructions. A final, color drawing of each is featured on the chapter’s facing page. The endpaper includes “Read More” and “Internet Sites” sidebars. Reviewer: Debra Lampert-Rudman; Ages 5 to 9.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781476534473
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
08/01/2013
Pages:
40
Sales rank:
1,294,686
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile:
600L (what's this?)
Age Range:
6 - 9 Years

Meet the Author

Jennifer Besel has the best job in the world—writing and editing books for kids! Her book The Captivating, Creative, Unusual History of Comic Books was a 2011 notable book from the National Council for the Social Studies, the Children's Book Council, and the TriState Young Adult Review Committee. It was also a 2010 VOYA honor book. Jen reads, writes, and plays in Mankato, Minnesota, with her husband and two sons.

Lucy Makuc lives, works, and plays in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She has always loved drawing as a means of expression and communication. She studied at the National College of Art and under several teachers. When she’s not illustrating, she enjoys listening to music, reading comics, and playing with her cats.

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