Pencil: A Story with a Point

byAnn IngallsIllustratorDean Griffiths

February 15, 2019|
Pencil: A Story with a Point by Ann Ingalls
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Jackson and Pencil used to have loads of fun drawing together. But after Tablet arrives on the scene and takes over, Pencil is no longer #1. He feels pointless. In a digital world, a perfectly punny celebration of imagination and hands-on creativity.

Pencil and his boy Jackson are a great pair: they draw, they sketch, they scribble. But then Jackson gets Tablet and Pencil finds himself dumped in the dreaded junk drawer; he just can’t compete with Tablet’s videos, games, and movies. How will Pencil ever reclaim Jackson’s attention? With the help of some new pun-loving junk-drawer friends (and a drooling, pencil-chomping dog), Pencil sketches out a plan to draw Jackson back into their friendship.

A former educator whose first book was shortlisted for a Crystal Kite award, author Ann Ingalls uses kid-friendly puns and an upbeat tone in this story that celebrates friendship, collaboration, and unplugged fun. Buoyed by award-winning artist Dean Griffith’s always-exuberant illustrations, Pencil: A Story with a Point is a gentle reminder that technology is no match for imagination.

Ann Ingalls is the author of more than twenty books for children and adults, including Little Piano Girl, a finalist for the Crystal Kite Award. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Ann graduated from Michigan State University and worked as an early childhood and special education teacher. She now writes full time at home in Kansas City, Missouri—...
Title:Pencil: A Story with a PointFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:32 pages, 11 X 9.07 X 0.3 inShipping dimensions:32 pages, 11 X 9.07 X 0.3 inPublished:February 15, 2019Publisher:Pajama Press Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1772780472

ISBN - 13:9781772780475

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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