Picture This

The Near-Sighted Monkey Book

By BARRY, Lynda

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ISBN
978-1-89729-964-7
Publisher
Drawn & Quarterly


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Library Journal

Reviewed on March 25, 2011

Barry's award-winning What It Is asked, "Do you wish you could write?" In this engaging follow-up, Marlys returns and—with help from the Near-Sighted Monkey—explores a new question: "Why do we stop drawing?" In the style of an artist's scrapbook, friendly watercolor and ink images wander across pages made of lined paper, graph paper, and pages of text from T...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

on onMarch 25, 2011  |  LJXpress

Barry's award-winning What It Is asked, "Do you wish you could write?" In this engaging follow-up, Marlys returns and—with help from the Near-Sighted Monkey—explores a new question: "Why do we stop drawing?" In the style of an artist's scrapbook, friendly watercolor and ink images wander across pages made of lined paper, graph paper, and pages of text from T...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

School Library Journal

Reviewed on March 1, 2011  |  Graphic Novels

Gr 9 Up—Teens who enjoyed Barry's What It Is (Drawn & Quarterly, 2008) will find more to love in this follow-up. While more reflective than its predecessor, it maintains the earlier work's hybrid formula; it is both a work of art and a work about art, being part picture book, part creative therapy, part step-by-step instruction, and part comic memoir. In one memorable panel, Barry compares an image of a happily scribbling three-year-old to that...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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