REVIEWED BY CHARLIE, 9, VIC
Chalk Boy by Margaret Wild, illustrated by Mandy Ord, A&U Children’s,
Charlie reviewed a school copy of this book.
Barnaby, a pavement artist from the streets of Melbourne, started to draw Chalk Boy. He told him how, when it rains he will be no longer! Chalk Boy decides not to be sad and to have fun while he can. Does Barnaby save Chalk Boy when it begins to rain?
This book shows the characters having courage, compassion and kindness. I recommend it for 5+ year olds. Read and see the street art as the story unfolds.
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