Crown Books for Young Readers Draw Your Day for Kids!
Crown Books for Young Readers Draw Your Day for Kids!

Draw Your Day for Kids!

By Samantha Dion Baker

$14.99

Publication Date: December 7, 2021

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Ages 8 to 12, Grades 3 to 7

Hours of fun, art, and inspiration await in the kids’ version of popular Instagram artist Samantha Dion Baker’s Draw Your Day, an instructive and inspirational guide to keeping a daily sketch journal.

With an encouraging and kid-friendly tone, Baker shares the benefits of keeping an illustrated daily journal with young readers. Drawing daily is a relaxing and reassuring way to express yourself, as well as a practical way to hone art and observation skills and creativity. The book will also function as a time capsule, enabling kids to look back on their memories and feelings, as well as having a visual representation of their developing artistic abilities.

Adapted from the adult book with simplified text, kid-friendly art and prompts, and a built-in journal for kids to apply everything they’ve learned and create their own keepsake, Baker’s signature illustrations inspire and demonstrate art techniques. With recommendations for materials, practice exercises, and ideas for inspiration, a budding artist could hardly wish for anything more.

About the Author

SAMANTHA DION BAKER is an artist and graphic designer known for her detailed illustrations and journal work, and the author of Draw Your Day and the forthcoming Draw Your World. She graduated from Cooper Union in New York City and spent more than twenty years as a graphic designer working with many iconic institutions, including the Whitney Museum of AmericanArt, St. Regis Hotels Resorts, and the Shaker Museum. Her illustration clients include the High Line Hotel, Atelier Cologne, and Kikkerland Design. Her self-published daily sketch journals are on permanent collection at the Morgan Library and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Originally from Philadelphia, Baker lives in Brooklyn Heights with her husband and two boys. She’s on Instagram at @sdionbakerdesign, Twitter at @sdionbaker, and Facebook at Samantha Dion Baker.

Author Residence: Brooklyn, NY

Format: Trade Paperback

Length: 224 pages

Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers

Publication Date: December 7, 2021

ISBN: 9780593378908

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