Draw!

Title: Draw!
Author: Raúl Colón
Illustrator: Raúl Colón
Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books (2014)
ISBN: 9781442494923
 
A young boy suffering from asthma draws images of Africa in his sketchbook. His creativity transports him from the confines of his bedroom to a safari adventure. The wordless book portrays the boy’s imagination as he illustrates elephants, zebras, giraffes, lions and gorillas. While most of the animals pose happily, a group of baboons steal his art tools and draw a picture of the boy. When the boy returns to his bedroom the animal sketches accompany the book on Africa that inspired the boy’s adventure.
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Books in the Classroom: Draw! Teacher’s Guide
Teaching Books: Listen to Raul Colon discus the book Draw!
Candlewick Press: Guide to Reading a Wordless Book
Centre for Literacy in Primary Education: Wordless Picture Books 
Book Trust: Wordless books- how to step into the picture with your child
The National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature: Raul Colon biography

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