Lucy's Picture by Nicola Moon
(Picture Puffins)

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Lucy's grandpa is coming for a visit and she wants to surprise him with a picture. At school the rest of the class is painting--but paint is not right for Lucy's picture. Lucy wants to make a collage. As she sets about collecting things for her collage, her imagination takes hold, and her project grows into a beautiful gift from the heart. Full-color illustrations.
 

About Nicola Moon

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Nicola Moon is the author of "Happy Birthday, Amelia and Mouse Tells Time," She lives in England. Eleanor Taylor studied architecture while at university and later moved to Spain to paint murals. She has a young son and now lives in London. Margaret Mayo has written a number of books for children. She lives in Brighton, England, with her husband and three children.Alex Ayliffe has illustrated many books for children. She has traveled extensively in Europe, Africa, and Australia, and currently lives in Hertfordshire, England.
 
Published September 15, 1994 by Orchard Books. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books. Fiction

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Lucy's grandfather is coming to visit and she wants to make him a picture.

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A girl makes a collage picture for her blind grandfather; PW praised the expressive torn-paper compositions and the straightforward prose. Ages 3-7. (June)

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Soft reds and blues predominate in Ayliffe's torn-paper collage art, which shows the girl rummaging amid cloth scraps for the perfect items (``She liked plunging her hands deep in the box and feeling with her eyes shut''), then sacrificing her outside playtime to collect ``twigs, leaves, and two ...

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A girl makes a collage picture for her blind grandfather;

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