From Louise Yates' previous book, we all know that Dog Loves Books! In this picture book follow-up, Dog receives the gift of a book from his Aunt Dora. It's pages are empty. A sketchbook! Dog knows just what to do with it:
He pulled out his pens, laid out his brushes,
sharpened his pencils,
took a deep breath and drew a
Dog meets newly-drawn friends, goes on an adventure, and makes a narrow escape. This book has broad appeal, especially for totz and their siblings who love drawing. It can serve as a unique vehicle for parents and teachers to engage children in a discussion of art materials and styles as well.
I really enjoyed this wonderful book!
Starred Review, School Library Journal
Dog Loves Drawing
Author-illustratog: Louise Yates
Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2012