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Sonoma Family Life Magazine

Kids Learn How to Draw from Pros

For kids who want to not just read a storybook, but also learn to draw what they see in it, there’s KidsLit’s Ready Set Draw! video series, in which illustrators share the secrets of creating their characters. For instance, Galia Bernstein uses a vase to help her draw the faces of the tigers featured in her book I Am a Cat (Harry N. Abrams, 2018). Besides art tutorials, KidsLit also features videos introducing authors and illustrators, and other children’s activities. Check them out at