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"Doodlebug" by Karen Romano Young-(Author and Illustrator Interview and Doodling Tutorial)

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Watch this video to hear Karen Romano Young discuss her book Doodlebug: A Novel in Doodles, her novel for children told through doodles. In this author interview, the children's book author shares some great tips on doodling and doodle writing, including how to draw a shark and how to show emotion in a word. In this ingenious children's fiction book of doodles, Doreen ""Dodo"" Bussey's family is moving, and Dodo doesn't want to go. Worst of all, she suspects they might be moving because of her. She got into trouble at her last school. On the drive to their new home, her mother gives Dodo a blank notebook, which she uses to chronicle the move, the first days in a new city, and the ups and downs of starting a new school and making new friends. In the process, she reinvents herself as the Doodlebug. Her little sister seems to adjust to everything so easily—why is it so hard for Dodo? This is a great resource to encourage and entice our reluctant readers especially those artistic kids. (6:12)
 
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