WALLACE, Adam Rhymes with ART: learn cartooning the fun way! JoJo Pub/Krueger Wallace Press, 2014 162pp $14.99 pbk ISBN 9780980828269 SCIS 1666940
If you love to write crazy rhyming stories and draw cartoons, especially the kind that have something to do with ‘bums,’ then this is the book for you! Adam Wallace teaches his young reader to draw ten cartoon animals through the use of ten rhyming stories. Drawing, Adams believes shouldn’t be stressful, it should be awesome. You can learn to draw a UFO dog, a bum cat or a submarine shark by simply following the rhyming story. Its simple!
Author of more than 30 books, this will appeal to kids who love the rhythm of language and who love to draw. This may also be a useful text for reluctant readers with its mix of rhyme, image and engaging the young reader in the process. Highly recommended for 8+.
reviewed by Meredith Capp