Wednesday, November 07, 2012

The Artiste & Author

Brent and I should probably be embarrassed by how giddy we get when Em's drawing, writing and reading advances -- but apparently not embarrassed enough to keep me from sharing them here with you!

YWIA.*

She's particularly into drawing these days. In fact, just this morning as I tried to get her out the door to preschool, she got upset that I wouldn't stop to let her "draw something real quick, Mommy!"

Last night she whipped up this scene, with Brent as the king and she and I as princesses.

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Here's a close-up of Brent as king (the CROWN!), and me locked in the tower.

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As Em becomes more literate, she latches onto certain words. Her latest is "book." I helped her spell it out once, and the next thing we knew she had written her own series.

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My favorite drawing inside one of the "books" was the story of Em, a sad hula girl who didn't want to dance anymore because she lost her dog. 

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Quite the tearjerker, folks. 

*You're welcome in advance

2 comments:

  1. aw that is too cute. she's is quite the budding author/artist! :)

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