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Ike's Incredible Ink

Written & illustrated by Brianne Farley
Published by Candlewick Press
5.25 / 7.0
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Goodreads Rating - 3.7 / 5.0
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Aug 16, 2013
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Cleaning his room and talking to his best friend while preparing to write what he knows will be an incredible story, little Ike discovers that he is missing just the right ink to get his project underway, a need that requires extraordinary effort to fulfill.

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The Goodfather
Favorite pastime? Reading with my kids. Just finished Nana Cracks the Case!
6.5 / 7.0
Mom of Boys
Mom of three little boys who love books about dragons, whangdoodles and magic.
5.0 / 7.0
Lemony Snickers
Reading contracts all day long. Not bad, but not quite as fun as reading about hobbits.
4.75 / 7.0

Ike’s Incredible Ink is a fun book about writing a book. Meta, right? Like so many writers, Ike wants to write, but it doesn’t take long before writer’s block stares him straight in the face and he looks for distraction. I think most of us can relate to that feeling, and it’s a great introduction for talking with children about procrastination, about creativity, and about stick-to-it-iveness.

Readerly Mom
Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader
4.75 / 7.0

This is a fun and quick read, and my kids especially enjoy the clever details in the illustrations on each page–things like the lid left off the blender, or the X scratched over a drawing of Pluto. I find the story a little thin, but it’s still a decent book all around.

B is for Bookworm
Book-loving mommy-to-be! Recently enjoyed The Hobbit, Becoming, and The Marvelous Magic of Miss Mabel.
5.25 / 7.0

I love the unique style and story in this book, and how Ike creates his own perfect ink for his story. :) This book is imaginative, creative, and fun!

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