Drawn Together

Drawn Together Review

When a young boy visits his grandfather, their lack of a common language leads to confusion, frustration, and silence. But as they sit down to draw together, something magical happens-with a shared love of art and storytelling, the two form a bond th...

Title:Drawn Together
Edition Language:English

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    Drawn Together Reviews

  • David Schaafsma

    Each year my family reads all the Goodreads-award-nominated picture books, and we have been doing this for years. Everyone rates each book and adds a comment and it may (or may not) affect my overall ...

  • Calista

    I enjoy Dan Santat’s work. It is lovely. This is about the separation of the generations and culture. A Grandfather only speaks his native language and the young boy is American. They don’t like t...

  • Manybooks

    While I absolutely love and appreciate the presented message of Minh Lê's Drawn Together that one can also communicate with other methods than using words and speech (and how the little boy and his g...

  • Kathryn

    I absolutely loved this book! I wish I was an artist so I could draw a picture to show how I feel! An important book, it transcends the grandparent-grandchild relationship and reminds us that, at hear...

  • Trudie

    Another fantastic illustrated children's book that I would never have looked at if not for Read Harder. It is a book of very few words which is of course the point. This adorable grandfather-grandson ...

  • Lata

    A grandson and his grandfather, initially not finding much to say or do with each other, end up connecting though their love of drawing and painting.The images are bold with brilliant colours, and thi...

  • Elizabeth A

    Bridging the generation gap is difficult in the best of times, but when you don't speak the same language as your grandparents there is an added complexity to the situation. So many immigrant families...

  • Deb (Readerbuzz) Nance

    A boy and his grandfather don't speak the same language, but find a way to connect through drawing. Magnificent illustrations....

  • Abigail

    A young boy and his grandfather, not speaking the same language, have difficulty communicating with one another in this second picture-book from author Minh Lê, who made his debut with Let Me Fini...

  • La Coccinelle

    This is a strong picture book about a boy and his grandfather. Though they don't speak the same language with their mouths, they manage to find a way to communicate with each other and have an adventu...