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On Thursday 28th Feb Rebecca Cool(illustrator) and Rachel Drummond (from the library) visited the pre-primary. Rebecca showed us how she illustrated the new book ‘Bog Frog Hop’. Children were chosen to act out the story. Rebecca talked us through the process of being an illustrator.

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The children asked many interesting questions and we found out that after drafts are sent back and forth to the publisher, it takes 4-5 days for each page to be painted. It is then photographed for the book.

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We then had a look at her artwork around the school and had a go at drawing and painting our own Rebecca Cool inspired artwork.

Written and photos by Clare Dallimore; Posted by D. Veary

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