Vashti is frustrated. She's not an artist. She can't draw. So she jabs at a blank sheet of paper to make an unremarkable and angry mark. "There!" she says. Yet that one little dot marks the beginning of Vashti's journey of surprise and self-discovery.
With a simple, witty story and free-spirited illustrations, Peter H. Reynolds entices even the stubbornly uncreative among us to make a mark-- and see where our creativity takes us.
Interest Level: PreS-Gr. 4 DRA Level: 20 Lexile: 500L
Grade Level Equiv: 2.1 Guided Reading: L
We LOVE Peter Reynold's whimsical illustration style. Here are some sample spreads from inside this ADORABLE book:
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