Published May 12, 2003
by Houghton Mifflin/Walter Lorraine Books .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||32|
Emma's rug is a deceptively simple child's book with a much deeper meaning. It asks the larger question, "What is inspiration and where does it come from?". A book for all ages/5(15). Fiction Emma, who copies her art from images she sees in her favorite fuzzy rug, is sad when her mother washes the rug and damages it. She later realizes that her creativity see all. Book Overview Emma is a gifted young artist whose most prized possession is a small, shaggy rug. When her mother accidentally puts the rug in the washing machine and destroys it, Emma is devastated and ceases her by: 4. Young Emma feels that her art is inspired by the white rug that she's had since birth. When her mother washes the rug, Emma is — at least for a time — convinced that the source of her talent is gone, too. Emma's child-like illustrations contrast to photo-realistic watercolors. Age Level:
Emma's Rug by Allen SayThis was a very cute book. It's starts off by telling about a rug that was given to Emma for her nursery. Once Emma was grown enough to walk around the rug became like her favorite toy/blankie. Instead of her playing with it, she would just look into it. EMMA’S RUG, though at surface value is about a child, a rug and her art, goes far beyond the simple anecdote. Emma’s story is about the loss of . Read-aloud of Emma's Rug by Allen Say. 📚 Kids Book Read Aloud: DO NOT OPEN THIS BOOK by Michaela Muntean and Pascal Lemaitre - Duration: StoryTime at . In "Emma's Rug," Allen Say examines the realm of inspiration with the tale of Emma and her incredible artistic ability. Spending hours staring at a rug that was given to her when just a newborn, Emma would create award winning paintings with ease.4/5(24).
A young artist finds that her creativity comes from within when the rug she had relied upon for inspiration is destroyed. A wonderful collection of activities that correlate with the book, "Emma's Rug." Activities include: Parts of a book Beginning middle end Main idea and details Making new words Cause and effect Main idea with summary Writing - first, next, then, last Illustrating and describing Paragraph writing B. Emma's Rug Allen Say, Author Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) $ (32p) ISBN More By and About This Author As a small child, Emma has two noteworthy practices: she stares for. EMMA'S RUG by Allen Say & illustrated by Allen Say ‧ RELEASE DATE: Oct. 1, Readers who found Say's Stranger in the Mirror () opaque will welcome his return to limpid, ruminative form as he weighs in with a characteristically terse, oblique consideration of the wellsprings of artistic creativity.