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“Drawing dragons isn’t hard.
Drag a dragon to your yard.”

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Today over at Kirkus, I’ve got a round-up of some very summer’y picture books, and that link is here.

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Since I wrote here last week about Douglas Florian’s How to Draw a Dragon (Beach Lane/Simon & Schuster, April 2015), I’ve got some spreads from it today.

Enjoy.

[Please note: The type in the spreads pictured here differs from the type in the final version of the book.]

 

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“Dragons may be large in size.
You’ll need lots of art supplies.”

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“Dragons, when they wake, are grumpy.
And their heads are rather bumpy.”

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“Soothe your dragon with a song
as you draw his teeth so long.”

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“Careful when you draw each claw.
Dragons also love to draw!”

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“Draw your dragon’s pointed spines
using lots of jagged lines.”

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HOW TO DRAW A DRAGON. Copyright © 2015 by Douglas Florian. Published by Beach Lane Books, New York. Spreads reproduced by permission of the publisher.

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