“Chalk by: Bill Thompson
1. Awards: N/A
2. Grade Level: 1-2
3. Summary : Two girls and a boy are walking in the rain to the playground equipment and find a bag with chalk hanging on the fake dinosaur's mouth. The children pick chalk out of the bag and one girl drew a sun. Magically the picture came off the blacktop and went into the sky and it became sunny out side. The children were so excited another drew butterflies and the boy took a green piece of chalk and drew a dinosaur. they both came alive! The dinosaur scared the children and the ran to the slides for shelter with the chalk. The boy thought quickly and drew a rain cloud so the dinosaur would disappear. when it was safe. The three children left the chalk back where they found it and went back down the road.
Review: This book is great for kids, because with wordless picture books the children can create their own dialogue. The book is a rectangle shape and a large book for children to share , It has very colorful pages that makes the story come to life.
Uses in the classroom:
Students can create their own “chalk” drawing