Celebrate Art and Creativity

A Listmania! list by Lisa Dickson (United States)
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The list author says: "Read-Alouds are listed below.

For fun story extensions, try acting out:
- Peter's Picture by Valeri Gorbachev
- Billy's Picture by Margaret Rey"
Perfect Square
1.  Perfect Square by Michael Hall
$13.07   Used & New from: $9.25
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

Beautiful Oops!
2.  Beautiful Oops! by Barney Saltzberg
$10.04   Used & New from: $4.10
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (288 customer reviews)

Not a Box
3.  Not a Box by Antoinette Portis
The list author says:
  "(PreK-K) To an imaginative bunny, a box is not always just a box. It can, in fact, be anything that his imagination allows"
$10.07   Used & New from: $5.98
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (129 customer reviews)

Not a Stick
4.  Not a Stick by Antoinette Portis
$11.54   Used & New from: $6.28
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

My Book Box
5.  My Book Box by Will Hillenbrand
The list author says:
  "(PreK-K) An elephant wonders what he can do with a box."
Used & New from: $38.92
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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I Ain't Gonna Paint No More! (Ala Notable Children's Books. Younger Readers (Awards))
6.  I Ain't Gonna Paint No More! (Ala Notable Children's Books. Younger Readers (Awards)) by Karen Beaumont
The list author says:
  "(PreK-K) Based on the song “It Ain’t Gonna Rain No More,” this book can be sung or read."
Used & New from: $8.65
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (129 customer reviews)

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Fox Makes Friends
7.  Fox Makes Friends by Adam Relf
The list author says:
  "(PreK-K) Fox literally makes friends for himself!"
Used & New from: $2.50
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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A Day With No Crayons
8.  A Day With No Crayons by Elizabeth Rusch
The list author says:
  "When an artistic little girl is forced to spend the day with no crayons, she comes up with other creative possibilities."
$11.55   Used & New from: $7.53
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Lissy's Friends
9.  Lissy's Friends by Grace Lin
The list author says:
  "(Grades K - 2) Lissy creates friends for herself out of origami."
Used & New from: $0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Zuzu's Wishing Cake
10.  Zuzu's Wishing Cake by D. B. Johnson
The list author says:
  "(Grades 1-3) A young girl uses her creative talents to turn trash into treasure, turning boxes into racecars, a paper bag into a purse, etc."
Used & New from: $0.38
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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My Dog Is As Smelly As Dirty Socks: And Other Funny Family Portraits
11.  My Dog Is As Smelly As Dirty Socks: And Other Funny Family Portraits by Hanoch Piven
The list author says:
  "(PreK - K) A child discovers that collage reveals more characteristics about family members than a stick drawing"
$13.35   Used & New from: $2.92
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

My Brother
12.  My Brother by Anthony Browne
The list author says:
  "(Grades K-2) A boy draws and labels various examples of his older brother’s coolness."
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3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Courage of the Blue Boy
13.  Courage of the Blue Boy by Robert Neubecker
The list author says:
  "(Grades 1-3) A courageous blue boy first learns to accept, and then to add to, all of the colors of the world."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Silly Billy
14.  Silly Billy by Anthony Browne
The list author says:
  "(Grades 1-3) A young boy is overwhelmed with anxiety, until his grandmother gives him Guatemalan worry dolls. Then, he worries that he is overburdening the dolls."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Patrick Paints a Picture
15.  Patrick Paints a Picture by Saviour Pirotta
The list author says:
  "(Preschool) Patrick's palette fills with colors, as he mixes them."
Used & New from: $1.82
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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A Piece of Chalk
16.  A Piece of Chalk by Jennifer A. Ericsson
The list author says:
  "(Preschool) Using chalk on a driveway, a young girl explores the various colors of her world, until the rain comes."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Chalk
17.  Chalk by Bill Thomson
The list author says:
  "(Wordless book) A rainy day. Three kids in a park. A bag of chalk. And then.... magic!!"
$9.59   Used & New from: $5.25
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (126 customer reviews)

Jeremy Draws a Monster (Jeremy and the Monster)
18.  Jeremy Draws a Monster (Jeremy and the Monster) by Peter McCarty
The list author says:
  "(Grades K-2) Jeremy draws a monster, who turns out to be quite a nuisance."
$12.67   Used & New from: $2.55
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Wolves
19.  Wolves by Emily Gravett
The list author says:
  "(Grades K-2) When rabbit picks up a book to read at the library, the subject matter truly comes alive."
$12.75   Used & New from: $2.77
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

The Best Pet Ever
20.  The Best Pet Ever by Victoria Roberts
The list author says:
  "(PreK-K)When her mother tarries in buying her a pet, a little girl satisfies her desire with a pet rock, a pet glove, a pet balloon, etc."
$14.36   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Un-Brella
21.  Un-Brella by Scott E. Franson
The list author says:
  "(Grades K-2) This un-brella knows no seasons, breaking all the rules of nature."
Used & New from: $1.66
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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The OK Book
22.  The OK Book by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
The list author says:
  "(Grades K - 2) A fabulous message that being “okay” at various activities is enough"
Used & New from: $9.83
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

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The Magic Raincoat
23.  The Magic Raincoat by Ryan David
$16.16   Used & New from: $0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant: And Other Poems
24.  Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant: And Other Poems by Jack Prelutsky
The list author says:
  "(Grades 1 - 3) Each entry is about a creature that is part animal and part inanimate object, such as a ballpoint penguin."
Used & New from: $2.00
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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I Will Make Miracles
25.  I Will Make Miracles by Susie Hoch Morgenstern
Used & New from: $4.73
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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And to Name but Just a Few: Red, Yellow, Green, Blue
26.  And to Name but Just a Few: Red, Yellow, Green, Blue by Laurie Rosenwald
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Willow (Picture Books)
27.  Willow (Picture Books) by Cyd Moore
The list author says:
  "(Elementary Age) A curmudgeonly teacher discovers that one child's creativity can be contagious."
$12.90   Used & New from: $6.55
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

The Imaginary Garden
28.  The Imaginary Garden by Andrew Larsen
The list author says:
  "(Grades 2-3) Theo and her grandfather paint their own imaginary garden."
$13.21   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

A Cup for Everyone
29.  A Cup for Everyone by Kate Westerlund
The list author says:
  "(PreK-K) When poverty causes his father to have to go to another village, a penguin learns to make cups in the shape of his friends in order to boost the family income."
Used & New from: $175.63
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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The Pencil
30.  The Pencil by Allan Ahlberg
The list author says:
  "(Elementary Age) The ultimate in terms of personification: A pencil draws a boy and creates a world. A paintbrush brings color to this world. But then, an eraser tries to smudge everything out!"
Used & New from: $0.23
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

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Amandina
31.  Amandina by Sergio Ruzzier
The list author says:
  "(Grades K-2) A talented dog who can sing, dance, act and do magic tricks decides to rent an abandoned theater and put on a show for the entire town."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Bird
32.  Bird by Zetta Elliott
The list author says:
  "(Grades 4-6)Mehkai loves to draw - because mistakes in drawings, unlike mistakes in real life - can be easily erased."
$16.97   Used & New from: $7.96
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Woolbur
33.  Woolbur by Leslie Helakoski
$13.83   Used & New from: $0.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

Purplicious (Pinkalicious)
34.  Purplicious (Pinkalicious) by Victoria Kann
$13.73   Used & New from: $0.01
2.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (229 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Painter
35.  The Painter by Peter Catalanotto
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Danny's Drawing Book
36.  Danny's Drawing Book by Sue Heap
Used & New from: $2.98
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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The Red Chalk
37.  The Red Chalk by Iris van der Heide
$14.29   Used & New from: $0.94
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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