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The Dot and Ish by Peter Reynolds

By Smilinglikesunshine @smilinglikesuns
We recently discovered two books by Peter Reynolds. Both of these books  have beautiful illustrations and encourage creativity in such a simple but effective way.
The Dot and Ish by Peter Reynolds
The Dot is story of Vashti who says she can't draw but her teacher thinks differently. She praises what Vashti draws and helps her see her own creativity. A wonderful book to boost confidence!
The Dot and Ish by Peter Reynolds
Ish is about a little boy,Ramon,  who worries he can't draw anything properly. Yet one day his sister tells him his pictures are great indeed. She tells her if he can't draw a vase properly, the he can draw vase-ish! And he starts drawing without freely,without worrying about getting it right.  A great book to encourage children to try new things even if they are not good to start with.
Have you any read any children's books that encourage creativity? I would love to hear about them. Please share your books with us at The Children's Bookshelf.
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