10 Great Books to Encourage Creativity in Your Children

A Listmania! list by Kinsy Mcvay (Fort Worth, TX)
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The list author says: "A wonderful collection of books to keep your kids creating!"
Just Line Around
1.  Just Line Around by Kinsy McVay
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  "Jump start your child's imagination with this story of a horizontal line who hiccups one day and finds there is more to life than just lying flat!"
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The Dot
2.  The Dot by Peter Reynolds
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  "A "must-have" for art teachers, this book will encourage students to just give art a shot and see where it takes them."
$9.57   Used & New from: $3.92
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (181 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Ish (Creatrilogy)
3.  Ish (Creatrilogy) by Peter Reynolds
The list author says:
  "Do you have children too concerned with making their art "perfect"?  This book will help them get past that idea of perfection and on to creating again."
$9.29   Used & New from: $4.92
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (143 customer reviews)

The Art Lesson (Paperstar Book)
4.  The Art Lesson (Paperstar Book) by Tomie dePaola
The list author says:
  "A story about dedicating yourself to what you love."
$6.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

Harold and the Purple Crayon 50th Anniversary Edition (Purple Crayon Books)
5.  Harold and the Purple Crayon 50th Anniversary Edition (Purple Crayon Books) by Crockett Johnson
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (529 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!
6.  Hooray for Diffendoofer Day! by Dr. Seuss
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  "Dr. Suess was ahead of his time with this story about a school of fun learning stuck in a public school system of standardized testing.  Some editions even include original sketches of the book in progress."
$13.98   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (111 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Scribbles: A Really Giant Drawing and Coloring Book
7.  Scribbles: A Really Giant Drawing and Coloring Book by Taro Gomi
The list author says:
  "An "unfinished" coloring book allowing your kids to fill-in-the-blanks of the images."
$13.88   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (66 customer reviews)

A Color of His Own
8.  A Color of His Own by Leo Lionni
$10.52   Used & New from: $0.17
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (80 customer reviews)

Very Hungry Caterpillar
9.  Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
The list author says:
  "A classic with a great use of color and collage."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

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Not a Box
10.  Not a Box by Antoinette Portis
The list author says:
  "Ever give a present to a child, and they're more interested in the box?  This is the story of a young rabbit and the empty box that fules his ever-expanding imagination."
$12.33   Used & New from: $2.66
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (134 customer reviews)

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