Painting the Wind
A moving and beautifully illustrated book about summer on one special island.
Bestselling author Patricia MacLachlan teams up with her daughter Emily to create this evocative story of a boy and his dog, waiting for summer, waiting to learn from the artists who come to his island. With beautiful paintings by Katy Schneider, this book captures those perfect moments that only...more
November 28, 2012 by patjohnson222
I became familiar with this book Painting the Wind at a session I attended at the NCTE conference and immediately went home and ordered it. Rose Cappelli shared some ideas for using this text with student writers. I emailed Rose to make sure it was OK to share her lesson with our readers in hopes that teachers can take it and make it their own. Thanks Rose for saying YES! Rose and her writing partner Lynn Dorfman have written se ...more
Anyways, the artwork is great, and it makes me want to pain ...more
Used for "Blow, Wind, Blow" Storytime: April, 2012.
The book show what each artists is good at such as one artist is really good at portraites. When another is good at painting the mood of the island.