A Piece of Chalk

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Macmillan, Sep 4, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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A WORLD OF POSSIBILITIES in an ordinary box of chalk... What would you do with a brand new box of chalk, and a whole driveway as your chalkboard? What would you draw? This little girl draws a red brick wall for starters, then a yellow sun, a brown bird and more. Watch her create a magical picture, as she adds details with each turn of the page. But what happens when a gray cloud rolls in, and rain turns her creation into a colored puddle? With delightful artwork and a deceptively simple text, this picture book perfectly captures a child's creativity, and resilience.

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User Review  - kryoung1 - LibraryThing

This is a nice little story about the world a little girl is able to create using chalk in her driveway. It uses great descriptive words and gives good examples when talking about color. I enjoyed the ... Read full review

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User Review  - RachelHollingsworth - LibraryThing

A little girl draws with her new box of chalk all over the sidewalk. It rains. She is sad at first and then happy because there is a raindrop in the sky and one at her feet. Ages:3-5 Source: Pierce College Library Read full review

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Jennifer A. Ericsson is a children's librarian, the author of a number of picture books, and the co-author of the popular The Everything Kids' Puzzle Book series. She lives in Concord New Hampshire. When she is not illustrating, Michelle Shapiro runs a graphic design agency. She lives with her son in Santa Barbara, California. This is her second picture book.

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