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5 Steps to Drawing Sea Creatures

Amanda StJohn (author), Laura Ferraro Close (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609737313

After explaining interesting facts about sea creatures in an introduction, this book shows readers how to draw clown fish, great white sharks, giant squids, and more. The text also discusses drawing tips and the different ways to color finished pieces.

5 Steps to Drawing Zoo Animals

Susan Kesselring (author), Susan DeSantis (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609737276

After explaining interesting facts about zoo animas in an introduction, this book shows readers how to draw giraffes, elephants, penguins, and more. The text also discusses drawing tips and the different ways to color finished pieces.

5 Steps to Drawing Dogs and Cats

Amanda StJohn (author), Dana Regan (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609737238

After explaining interesting facts about dogs and cats in an introduction, this book shows readers how to draw Saint Bernards, calico kittens, short-haired tabby cats, and more. The text also discusses drawing tips and the different ways to color finished pieces.

5 Steps to Drawing Faces

Susan Kesselring (author), Dana Regan (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609737245

After explaining interesting facts about faces in an introduction, this book shows readers how to draw each face part, as well as happy, sad, and silly faces. The text also discusses drawing tips and the different ways to color finished pieces.

5 Steps to Drawing Farm Animals

Pamela Hall (author), Sharon Lane Holm (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609737269

After explaining interesting facts about farm animals in an introduction, this book shows readers how to draw cows, chickens, ducks, and more. The text also discusses drawing tips and the different ways to color finished pieces.

5 Steps to Drawing Machines at Work

Susan Kesselring (author), Susan DeSantis (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609737283

After explaining interesting facts about machines at work in an introduction, this book shows readers how to draw tractors, cranes, bulldozers, and more. The text also discusses drawing tips and the different ways to color finished pieces.

5 Steps to Drawing Magical Creatures

Amanda StJohn (author), Laura Ferraro Close (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609737252

After explaining interesting facts about magical creatures in an introduction, this book shows readers how to draw fairies, gnomes, unicorns, and more. The text also discusses drawing tips and the different ways to color finished pieces.

5 Steps to Drawing Monsters

Amanda StJohn (author), Patrick Girouard (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609737290

After explaining interesting facts about monsters in an introduction, this book shows readers how to draw vampires, ogres, werewolves, and more. The text also discusses drawing tips and the different ways to color finished pieces.

5 Steps to Drawing People

Pamela Hall (author), Eulala Conner (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609737306

After explaining interesting facts about people in an introduction, this book shows readers how to draw a baby, a baseball player, a pilot, and more. The text also discusses drawing tips and the different ways to color finished pieces.

5 Steps to Drawing Aircraft

Pamela Hall (author), Jane Yamada (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609737207

After explaining interesting facts about aircraft in an introduction, this book shows readers how to draw helicopters, fighter planes, hot air balloons, and more. The text also discusses drawing tips and the different ways to color finished pieces.

5 Steps to Drawing Crawlers and Fliers

Susan Kesselring (author), Sharon Lane Holm (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609737214

After explaining interesting facts about crawlers and fliers in an introduction, this book shows readers how to draw ladybugs, butterflies, ants, and more. The text also discusses drawing tips and the different ways to color finished pieces.

5 Steps to Drawing Dinosaurs

Pamela Hall (author), Patrick Girouard (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609737221

After explaining interesting facts about dinosaurs in an introduction, this book shows readers how to draw a tyrannosaurus rex, a stegosaurus, a velociraptor, and more. The text also discusses drawing tips and the different ways to color finished pieces.

Soapstone Signs

Jeff Pinkney (author), Darlene Gait (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459804012

One spring, a nine-year-old Cree boy is visited by a master soapstone carver named Lindy, who gives him four pieces of soapstone. The primary secret to carving, the boy learns, is recognizing that each piece of soapstone already holds its true form inside. Lindy teaches the boy to listen to the soapstone and look to the world around him for signs as to what to carve. As the seasons change, the young boy’s experiences lend him opportunities to develop his carving skills and become attuned to the signs around him. He eagerly awaits the following spring, which will bring Lindy’s return and a chance to show off his carvings.

Quilts, Rag Dolls, and Rocking Chairs: Folk Arts and Crafts

Gus Snedeker (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422292556

A patchwork quilt . . . a handmade mandolin . . . a rag doll . . . a wooden chair - all these things are examples of folk arts and crafts. They are useful objects that are also beautiful. Learn about various kinds of folk art, including: furniture; toys; religious objects; musical instruments; and quilts, clothes, and other fabric arts. In folk traditions, art is a part of everyday life. And people still enjoy folk art today.

Campfire Songs, Ballads, and Lullabies: Folk Music

Gus Snedeker (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422292570

You may turn on the CD player or the radio when you want to hear music, but once, in the days before modern technology, music was enjoyed whenever groups of people got together. You probably know some folk songs, a song that was passed along from person to person. Learn about: types of folk songs; folk instruments; folk music's European and African roots; Cajun music; the music of Appalachia; Hispanic music; and today's folk music. Modern music - Rock, Country, R&B, and more - is rooted deep in North Americas musical folklore. And folk music is still alive and well today.

Art's Supplies

Chris Tougas (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551439228

In this delightful tale of the power of the imagination, Art's supplies come to life in the studio, creating mayhem and magic -- and art! Pastels, pencils and paints, crayons, brushes and markers, everything gets in on the act of creating a mess-terpiece of fun. Chris Tougas' brilliant illustrations and clever text explore the essence of the creative process in a way that children will understand.

Seeing Orange

Sara Cassidy (author), Amy Meissner (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554699964

Seven-year-old Leland has trouble writing, but he loves drawing. He so dislikes his teacher that he conjures up Delilah, an imaginary seeing-eye dog to help him into class each day. When a neighborhood painter recognizes Leland's gifts as an artist, Leland grows more confident about the world as he uniquely sees it. And when his family's cat goes missing, it is Leland's keen observation skills that lead to finding him. Leland's newfound confidence helps him both confront and sympathize with his teacher, who only wishes Leland could be a bit more focused.

Jeffrey and Sloth

Kari-Lynn Winters (author), Ben Hodson (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551438894

Jeffrey can't think of a thing to write, so he doodles instead, only to have his doodle begin to order him about. Jeffrey struggles with the situation until he discovers that the most strong-willed doodle is powerless against a well-told tale. Jeffrey and Sloth is bound to have children rushing for their colored pencils and their pens to see who and what they can create.

El concurso de talentos de Carla

Kimberly Beckley (author), Valerie Totire (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781611811438

Carla wants to participate in the school talent show. If they haven't already, students will fall in love with this endearing character.

La banda escolar

Kathleen Urmston, Karen Evans (authors)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781611814156

Introduce words that name the instruments in the band within an easy-to-read patterned text.

Carla's Talent Show

Kimberly Beckley (author), Valerie Totire (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781578743803

Carla wants to participate in the school talent show. If they haven't already, students will fall in love with this endearing character.

The Clown

Kathleen Urmston, Karen Evans (authors), Dennis Graves (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781611813791

This great how-to book is a step-by-step guide to becoming a clown - perfect as a model for writing directions.

How to Make a Card

Kathleen Urmston, Karen Evans (author), Dennis Graves (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781611815115

Step-by-step directions for the reader to follow to make a card. A great writing model.

Pippo the Fool

Tracey E. Fern (author), Pau Estrada (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781570916557

The Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence was a marvel of art, architecture, and engineering. But it lacked a finishing ornament, a crown--a dome! The city fathers had a solution: to invite the finest masters to compete for the chance to design a dome. The rumors of this contest reached the ears of Filippo Brunelleschi, better known in Florence as Pippo the Fool. As soon as he heard about the contest, Pippo knew it was the chance he had been waiting for. "If I can win the contest, I will finally lose that nickname once and for all!"

Ponte en movimiento

Joann Cleland (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627174336

Sung to the tune of Do You Know the Muffin Man?, this book stresses the importance of staying active to feel better and keep bodies healthy.