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Download a historic 78-page children's drawing book for free!

The 100+ year old book contains all sorts of images that children can learn to draw.
The 100+ year old book contains all sorts of images that children can learn to draw.
https://openlibrary.org/books/OL7203499M/What_to_draw_and_how_to_draw_it

Here's a wonderful, whimsical freebie to help kids (and parents!) learn to draw.

The book is from 1913
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What to Draw and How to Draw was written in 1913 and is one of the public domain books from the New York Public Library on Open Archive online.

The 78-page book is full of old-fashioned, simple drawings for children, such as a castles, fish, birds, cats, all different people and toy soldiers, among many others.

The book also contains simple instructions such as how to paint in watercolor, draw a five-pointed star and create ovals and ellipses.

You can view the slideshow to see some of the drawing lessons.

The book is copyright free and was uploaded by volunteers. You can read it online with your kids, or download it as a free pdf file, e-reader file, Kindle ebook, and more.

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