A family discovers a trunk of old paintings by Uncle George, each drawn from a single line using an enchanted pen. Wallace Edwards explores storytelling through a single line that grows into a new image and story on each page, inspiring readers to finish the simple stories or come up with their own.
One rainy night, Wally's family finds an old steamer trunk in the attic. Inside is a pile of paintings drawn from a single line from an enchanted pen. They could only belong to Uncle George, who believed that all stories begin with one line and a rich imagination.
Award-winning author and illustrator Wallace Edwards explores the world of storytelling through a single pen line that grows into an image and the first line of a new story. Readers will be inspired to finish the simple stories that begin with Once Upon a Line or use the enchanted story line to tell their own unique tale. A key at the end of the book identifies the single line that is at the core of each image.
An absorbing book filled with paintings rich in detail and color.
Author: Wallace Edwards
Publisher: Pajama Press
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 11.20h x 9.80w x 0.40d
Audience: Ages 4-8
Kirkus Reviews 07/15/2015
Quill & Quire 11/01/2015 pg. 38
School Library Journal 12/01/2015 pg. 87