The First Drawing

Picture Books | September 10, 2013

byMordicai Gerstein

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Imagine you were born before the invention of drawing, more than thirty thousand years ago.
You would live with your whole family in a cave and see woolly mammoths walk by!
You might even see images of animals hidden in the shapes of clouds and rocks.
You would want to share these pictures with your family, but wouldn't know how.
Who would have made the world's first drawing? Would it have beenyou?
InThe First Drawing, Caldecott Medal winner Mordicai Gerstein imagines the discovery of drawing...and inspires the young dreamers and artists of today.

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Imagine you were born before the invention of drawing, more than thirty thousand years ago.You would live with your whole family in a cave and see woolly mammoths walk by!You might even see images of animals hidden in the shapes of clouds and rocks.You would want to share these pictures with your family, but wouldn't know how.Who would...

Mordicai Gerstein is the acclaimed illustrator of more than forty-five books, many of which he also wrote. His books are frequently awarded ALA Notable status, and he is the three-time recipient of aNew York TimesBest Illustrated Book of the Year honor. In 2004, Mordicai was awarded the Caldecott Medal forThe Man Who Walked Between the...

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Format:Picture BooksDimensions:40 pages, 11.5 × 9 × 0.5 inPublished:September 10, 2013Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316204781

ISBN - 13:9780316204781

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[Gerstein's] illustrations are colorful and dramatic.- Library Media Connection