Book Review: Scribble & Author by Miri Leshem-Pelly

29 Jun

 

Title: SCRIBBLE & AUTHOR        
Author: Miri Leshem-Pelly
Publisher: Kane Miller Books
Pages: 32
Genre: Picture Book for Authors

Scribble & Author is written as a dialogue between the main character, Scribble, and the author who created her. 

Scribble’s journey starts on a peaceful shore called THE BEGINNING, continues to the rough, adventurous MIDDLE, and leads finally to the gate of THE ENDING, but it’s not at all what Scribble expected… Scribble is a scribble and Author is an author, but who really gets to tell the tale?

A picture book about finding your own voice, making your own decisions, and writing your own story.

Watch the book trailer at Vimeo.

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My Review

I chose to read this book after receiving a free copy. All opinions in this review are my own and completely unbiased.

Scribble & Author is a colorful book about writing a story. It’s an unusual picture book that teaches about writing your own story and making your own decisions. It pertains to writing as well as to our lives. Scribble and the author communicate throughout the book and the author encourages Scribble to make his own decisions, therefore writing his own story.

This book is definitely one that children would enjoy as well as writers.

 

Book Excerpt

A color spot,

some pencil lines,

and here you are… Scribble!

Hi, who are you?

Hello Scribble.

I’m the author, and I’m here to help you create your journey.

Let’s start at the beginning.

Wow, Author, you’ve created a beautiful beginning!

Where do I go next?

Well, it’s your journey, so it’s up to you.

What would you like to do?

 

About the Author

photographer: Efrat Shine, http://www.studio-shine.co.il

Miri Leshem-Pelly is the author-illustrator of 14 children’s books. She’s also illustrated 14 books for other writers. When Miri isn’t writing she can be found speaking at schools, kindergartens and libraries. She is invited to do more than 200 presentations with her books per year. Miri is also a Regional Advisor for SCBWI (Society of Children’s book writers & illustrators).

Miri is represented by Olswanger Literary Agency.

Miri’s works have won awards and her illustrations have been shown on several exhibitions.

Miri lives in Israel with her husband and two children, and loves reading books and going on nature hikes.

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