Begin at the Beginning: A Little Artist Learns about Life

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Harper Collins, Jun 14, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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Sara has had a terrible day, and to top it off, her teacher has chosen her to create the most wonderful painting for the second -- grade art show. Sara decides to paint the entire universe, but how does she begin to paint something that is so big?

Everyone has advice for Sara, but it is up to her to figure out how to begin. Sara discovers that procrastination and creative block are part of the process of starting her picture, as any artist knows.

Begin at the Beginning offers a universal message about creativity and how every little artist experiences life.


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Sara is a creative child, she likes to do art because thatīs the only way where she can express whatever she thinks. However, Sara doesnīt like when people say to her what to do. During Dinner Saraīs ... Read full review

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The book Begin and the Beginning: A Little Artist Learns about Life is a story about a young girl names Sara who is chosen by her art teacher to draw the most wonderful paining for the second-grade ... Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Amy Schwartz is the author and illustrator of many picture books for children, including Begin at the Beginning; Things I Learned in Second Grade; Bea and Mr. Jones, a Reading Rainbow feature; What James Likes Best, recipient of the 2004 Charlotte Zolotow Award; and a glorious day.

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