Author: Adam Lehrhaupt
Rating: 5/5 Stars
Summary: A young boy is saddened by the fact that his drawings might not be precise as everyone else’s but comes to the realization that art has multiple forms of expression. Through the use of color, the boy discovers that he can express himself entirely with just a brush stroke or a colorful scribble. Overall, the book teaches a young reader the freedom and endless possibilities that art can bring.
Review: This book is a great way to teach children freedom of expression. The author uses an artistic style to demonstrate the use of colors to convey certain emotions. In the end, the young boy uses a myriad of tones and textures to paint a self-portrait and display the complexity of a child’s sentiment.