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THE SCRAPS BOOK: NOTES FROM A COLORFUL LIFE

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Ehlert
Author's First Name: 
Lois
Publisher: 
Beach Lane
Publication Date: 
2014

Ehlert takes the reader on a visual journey of the process of her art from early creative attempts to the end products we know and love. It is a celebration of her inspiration and her encouragement to future "book makers."

 

Comments

MARCH MEETING

MARCH MEETING NOTES

 

POSITIVE COMMENTS

  • Appreciated that she addressed questions children asked.
  • Quiet book with a rich palate.
  • Art connects - there are lots of jumping off points.
  • Art also connects to her biography.
  • Inspirational to the reader - you could make a book too!
  • It's joyful.
  • Not didactic - talks about the process but not in a boring way.
  • Don't even need money to create art from nature.
  • Works perfectly for the age group, but all ages could enjoy.

OBSERVATIONS

  • You don't need to know who she is to enjoy the book.

CONCERNS

  • None stated.