- By Judith Heide Gilliland Elizabeth Sayles

Not in the House, Newton!

  • Title: Not in the House, Newton!
  • Author: Judith Heide Gilliland Elizabeth Sayles
  • ISBN: 9780618246199
  • Page: 117
  • Format: Paperback
  • Not in the House Newton When Newton finds a red crayon in the grass in front of his house he just knows it s magic Sure enough everything he draws with it becomes real As Newton s creations become impressive they cause ru

    When Newton finds a red crayon in the grass in front of his house, he just knows it s magic Sure enough, everything he draws with it becomes real As Newton s creations become impressive, they cause ruckus until, heeding his mother s admonition, he flies the airplane he draws right out the window The suspense of Newton s creative adventure will keep young readeWhen Newton finds a red crayon in the grass in front of his house, he just knows it s magic Sure enough, everything he draws with it becomes real As Newton s creations become impressive, they cause ruckus until, heeding his mother s admonition, he flies the airplane he draws right out the window The suspense of Newton s creative adventure will keep young readers glued to these pages, where the unexpected angles and daring perspectives of the luminous pastel illustrations underscore the sly humor of the text.

    1 thought on “Not in the House, Newton!

    1. Too long for my kiddos, but an interesting read, nonetheless. I enjoyed the illustrations and the story was cute. ButI didn't like the fact that the child was consistently disobedient when his mother asked him to be quiet. And flying off without permission at the end is not really a good message to give a child. Long story short, I like the message about creativity, but obedience is also very important.

    2. Wonderful read-aloud - especially intro'ing K classes to library. Magical, funny, and excellent way to extend a story (what would you draw if you found a magic red crayon?)

    3. A classic. My older kids loved this when they were young and now my young kids love it. I read it to them over and over and still love it.

    4. 1. Awards: N/A2. Grade Level: Preschool to third grade3. Summary: Newton find a RED red crayon outside and brings it in his home to color with. He soon discovers that it is a magic crayon. All of Newton’s drawing jumps out of the page and comes to life! 4. Review: Newton’s drawings and suspense makes the book engaging. I love Newton’s response to his mother at the end of the book because Newton’s mother’s responses to all of his drawings coming to life is that he needs to do them outsi [...]

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