Author and Illustrator Christina Booth visited the Year 1 learning community on Monday. As you can see from the snippets of children’s reflections below their experience was rich, challenging and inspiring.
I was a bit nervous at first (when sketching the thylacine) but when I tried I like it. When I finished I loved my work so much that I took it home. – Charlie
I was inspired by to be a writer. I was interested in One Careless Night. – Clem
I was challenged by drawing the thylacine with shapes. – Diamond
Christina taught me about the thylacine, they have strong necks – Fawaz
I like Christina because I like writing. – Amelia
I was challenged by the thylacine shapes. It was hard. But it was fun. – Alex
I felt so happy to see Christina Booth. She is a very good thylacine drawer. Thank you for reading my news. Luca
She inspired me, how she makes books. Bosco
I was scared to draw the thylacine. – Holly.
The thing that was hard was the shapes that we used to draw the thylacine..- Zaaim
I was challenged by drawing the thylacine or tassie tiger. – Lydia
Dear Christine, I was so inspired with your book so I made my own! -Isobel.
I was inspired when she read One Careless Night. -Ari
I was interested in the way Christina made the artwork on a computer. -Victoria
It made me feel happy and surprised when she taught me how to draw a thylacine. -Michaela
I challenged myself drawing the thylacine. It was hard but I tried my best. I was happy because she said that everyone was good. – Bharati
Christina taught us that if we soften the lines in our sketch it makes it look alive. – Archie