Ink (English) | Children's Fiction
Ingrid Mennen , Irene Berg (ill)
A picture book exploring a child’s growing awareness of language, books and reading. The little girl Tinka becomes aware of words, language and writing. She names her family members one by one: her mum, her dad, her little brother Slip, sister Rosie and baby Jas. She draws a paper doll resembling a girl like herself on a sheet of newsprint. The paper doll is named “Ink”. With her body filled with words, Ink is the perfect companion for Tinka. Tinka introduces her new friend to all her favourite story books, because, “A book is like a friend, with the best stories to tell”.Thought-provoking and captivating, this picture book will appeal to young readers 4+, while adult readers will find pleasure in the simple, yet sensitive illustrations.