Author Study -- Allen Say

Author Study -- Allen Say

Guiding Questions: 

1. Allen say is very good at drawing portraits and creating picture that capture a character's experience. What words can you use to 'paint' a picture of Allen Say's childhood? How would you describe this time in his life? 


2. Allen Say became interested in drawing and storytelling as a child. How did he become such an amazing artist? 


3. We are all influenced by our family and friends, our culture, and our life experiences. Allen Say is no exception. How do you think his background impacted his work as an author and artist? 


4. As you learned more about Allen Say, what facts were most interesting to you? What part of his life or work would you like to know more about? 


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