Birth date: June 30, 1940
David McPhail's Books
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The story of Jack and Rick is all about helping each other. Jack and Rick worked together to get across the river. My class would work together with a friend in this game. I would partner the students up and ask the students to stand side by side with your friend/partner. I would go around and tie o...
The book Sisters deals with the differences between these two sisters. I would want to use this book in my classroom to introduce compare and contrast. We would talk about how the sisters are different and alike. I would then call the students to the rug and ask them to help me complete a Vinn Diagr...
Not, I think, an easy enough read to justify how interesting it isn't.
When Andrew draws the things of his imagination become manifest. Happily, Andrew uses his uncanny power for good until he runs out of paper.I particularly love the look of Andrew, who reminds me of Peggy Rathmann's work.Library copy
This is a delightful story in which pig pig tells his mother what he's going to do that day -- it's all in his imagination and is illustrated perfectly with water color type pictures full of detail, humor, and color. Brief text. Easy for a child to read. Large print. Sweet ending.