The Resource Inkling, Kenneth Oppel ; with illustrations by Sydney Smith

Inkling, Kenneth Oppel ; with illustrations by Sydney Smith

Label
Inkling
Title
Inkling
Statement of responsibility
Kenneth Oppel ; with illustrations by Sydney Smith
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Rylance family is stuck. Dad's got writer's block. Ethan promised to illustrate a group project at school--even though he can't draw. Sarah's still pining for a puppy. And they all miss Mom. So much more than they can say. Enter Inkling. Inkling begins life in Mr. Rylance's sketchbook. But one night the ink of his drawings runs together--and then leaps off the page! This small burst of creativity is about to change everything. Ethan finds him first. Inkling has absorbed a couple chapters of his math book--not good--and the story he's supposed to be illustrating for school--also not good. But Inkling's also started drawing the pictures to go with the story--which is amazing! It's just the help Ethan was looking for! Inkling helps the rest of the family too--for Sarah he's a puppy. And for Dad he's a spark of ideas for a new graphic novel. It's exactly what they all want. It's not until Inkling goes missing that this family has to face the larger questions of what they--and Inkling--truly need
Summary
A boy from a family overshadowed by grief and creative blocks rediscovers his imagination when an ink blot from his artist father's sketchbook comes to life and helps the family figure out what they truly need.
Theme
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10736786
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oppel, Kenneth
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
650
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1980-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Smith, Sydney
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grief
  • Families
  • Artists
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Inkling, Kenneth Oppel ; with illustrations by Sydney Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9781524772819
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Inkling, Kenneth Oppel ; with illustrations by Sydney Smith
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9781524772819
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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