Using his "alphabet" of a few letters and squiggles, Ed Emberley shows would-be artists how to draw a selection of tremendous trains and terrific trucks. The thirty-two pages are packed with the trucks and trains that kids-and not a few adults- really want to draw. Easy and fun, the book provides hours of art-full fun.
christi, May 20, 2007 (view all comments by christi)
I remember Ed Emberley's books from my childhood in the 70's, so I bought Trucks and Trains for my son. Not only did he love being able to finally draw trains (he's just four and obsessed with trains), he learned so much about how to approach drawing objects. Mr. Emberley teaches kids to build upon basic shapes to create engines, stations and semi-trucks. It's fun to follow along and see your drawing go from triangles and squares to actual vehicles and other transportation. Ed Emberley uses this same approach in his other books, and there's definitely one your child will love.
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