Tuesday, October 4, 2011

by Allen Say
Scholastic Press
63 pages
Summary:  Caldecott Medalist Allen Say presents a stunning graphic novel chronicling his journey as an artist during WWII, when he apprenticed under Noro Shinpei, Japan’s premier cartoonist
DRAWING FROM MEMORY is Allen Say's own story of his path to becoming the renowned artist he is today...

Part memoir, part graphic novel, part narrative history, DRAWING FROM MEMORY presents a complex look at the real-life relationship between a mentor and his student. With watercolor paintings, original cartoons, vintage photographs, and maps, Allen Say has created a book that will inspire the artist in all of us.

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