Andrew Draws
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isbn: 9780823432349
July 14, 2014 | $16.95

Andrew Draws

by David McPhail
Illustrator(s): David McPhail
Hardcover | Pages: 32
Size: 7-1/2 X 9 | USD: $16.95
ISBN: 9780823430635
Publication Date: August 31, 2014
Age: 4-8 | Guided Reading Level: M
Themes: Art & Architecture, Emerging Readers
Recommendations: A,K,PW,SLJ

About the Book

Beloved author David McPhail tells the story of a small boy who does the extraordinary in this whimsical picture book that will remind readers of the power that both art and artist can wield.

When Andrew finds a crayon under the sofa, he puts it to use by scribbling on the floor. Mom is not happy, but Andrew’s grandmother knows what to do. She gives him a pad of paper. From that day on, Andrew draws, and draws, and draws. He becomes so skilled that his work takes on a life of its own. “Oh my,” says Grandmother when the bird Andrew draws her alights on her shoulder. Hearing of Andrew’s remarkable artwork, the president calls with a question. Could Andrew use his ability to help the whole world?


“The story and its wild-haired protagonist are simply charming, and its lovely watercolor-and-line illustrations are sure to spark readers’ imaginations. Inspiring.”
—Kirkus Reviews