Line and Scribble

by Debora Vogrig, illustrated by Pia Valentinis, translated by Debbie Bibo (Chronicle Books) Published May 11, 2021 ​ Different types of lines, scribbles and drawings encourage the reader to use their imagination. This books is great for making the connection between drawing and writing

Arlo Draws an Octopus

by Lori Mortensen, illustrated by Rob Sayegh Jr. (Harry N. Abrams) Published May 4, 2021 The follows Arlo as he works through his frustration at not being able to draw an octopus. He discovers that even though his drawings don’t meet his expectations, they are enjoyed by others.

Reuse This Book!

by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, illustrated by Emma Morris (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company) Published March 30, 2021 A great book to introduce different ways to make the world a better place through recycling, making less waste and taking care of our Earth.

You Are a Reader! / You Are a Writer!

by April Jones Prince, illustrated by Christine Davenier (Margaret Ferguson Books) Published August 3, 2021 This book is two books in one. Half of it highlights reading and the other half is about writing. The pictures are diverse and provide inspiration and real-life examples of reading and writing.