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I Wish I Could Draw Hardcover – Apr 7 2014
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By book’s end, readers will recognize that, amid all the self-abasement, Fagan is encouraging them to scribble, doodle, and draw away, without worrying whether their art is "good" enough. (Publishers Weekly 2014-02-24)
This friendly volume, told in the first person and directly addressing readers, is sure to encourage the perfectionist artist and wannabe cartoonist alike. Draw on! (Kirkus Reviews 2014-03-31)
Told from the first person perspective, the protagonist’s funny and direct manner lends the book a lighthearted and intimate conversational tone. (CM Magazine 2014-04-04)
The upbeat ending will inspire wanna-be artists and storytellers to reconsider their own skills. (School Library Journal 2014-04-25)
A terrific picture book for the younger set. Recommended. (Library Media Connections 2014-11-01)
About the Author
Cary Fagan is an award-winning author who is known for timeless stories that reveal complex and universal themes. He has written several critically acclaimed books, including A Bird’s Eye, nominated for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize; My Life Among the Apes, longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize; Valentine’s Fall, finalist for the Toronto Book Award; The Mermaid of Paris, Felix Roth, as well as several bestselling books for children. He has been an editor and contributor to several magazines and newspapers, including the Globe and Mail and the Montreal Gazette. He lives in Toronto.