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No Good in Art

No Good in Art

by Miriam Cohen, Lillian Hoban
     
 

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When Jim was in kindergarten the art teacher said, "Dear, your man has no neck." And she showed him the right way to draw -- right on his picture. Jim knew then and there that he was no good at art. But next year the first grade got a new art teacher. And Jim found out that he wasn't so bad after all.

Once again Miriam Cohen and Lillian Hoban share their

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When Jim was in kindergarten the art teacher said, "Dear, your man has no neck." And she showed him the right way to draw -- right on his picture. Jim knew then and there that he was no good at art. But next year the first grade got a new art teacher. And Jim found out that he wasn't so bad after all.

Once again Miriam Cohen and Lillian Hoban share their insight and empathy in a book young readers (and young artists) will respond to with unqualified enthusiasm.

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Mary Quattlebaum
What if a child's best efforts are somehow denigrated by the teacher? No Good in Art opens thus: 'When Jim was in kindergarten, the art teacher said, "Dear, your man has no neck." Then she took Jim's brush and said, "You ought to make your grass with thin lines like this." And she painted her grass right on the picture.' Because of his teacher's well-meaning but insensitive treatment, Jim concludes that he's not very gook in art, until his first grade art teacher and schoolmates encourage his next tentative artistic efforts and praise him for his accomplishment. Hoban's vivid illustrations capture the exuberant nature of creative children and their art. 1996 (orig.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780440411185
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
12/15/1995
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
7.96(w) x 6.93(h) x 0.15(d)
Lexile:
AD450L (what's this?)
Age Range:
5 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Lillian Hoban is the illustrator of all the books about Russell and Elisa. She lives in Connecticut.

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