Friday, May 25, 2012

Balloon and the Bird, By Mia

One of the great things about summertime for a six-year-old is that there's a built-in, mid-day rest time while the baby sleeps.  Time to play quietly, watch a video, color a picture...

or write and illustrate a book!

Like this one:  Balloon and the Bird, By Mia 


A balloon.


A bird found the balloon.


It brought it to the nest.




It tied it on the nest.


(Ed. note: Mama bird is proud of herself!)


The end!




Side note: Mia has written a book before I have.  I would be jealous if I weren't so proud.  Picture me like that puffed-up mama bird, up there.  Proud :)

6 comments:

  1. WOW! Im totally impressed! The drawings are great and the story is cute! I would be proud too!

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  2. She is quite the artist, and a little writer just like her momma!! So cute!

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  3. That's a pretty book, Mia! I think it looks like the birds are getting their nest ready for a party!

    This is what Katherine says: "I really liked the book you wrote about the balloon and the bird. It was a nice book and a pretty book. You're good at writing!"

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  4. I LOVE this!!!! She's talented!

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  5. That is FABULOUS for 6-years old!!!

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