PRESCHOOL
Myers, Matt

Hum and Swish

(2) PS Jamie finds other beachgoers' friendly queries annoying; she just wants to build sandcastles and create fanciful creatures from found natural objects. When a woman approaches with an easel and "a lot of things, but no questions," it's Jamie who initiates conversation. Myers's (Battle Bunny) thoughtful layout literally gives each artist space, placing girl and woman alone or on facing pages as they work independently. A pleasing resolution shows how the child has inspired the adult's art-making.

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