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A Window to the Soul
August 1, 2019
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
-Eleanor Roosevelt
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In the beautiful new book, Treasures in the Thicket, one of the authors, Rosalina Rodriguez, reminds us how children’s art can be a window into their souls:

“‘When I look at the children’s paintings,’ says Rosalina, ‘I feel I can see the way they view the world.’ Although the paintings children created for the book were of animals, in some ways they were also self-portraits. Children painted windows into their ways of seeing, into their ideas, and into their identities…

We have found over the years that the impressions and possibilities glimpsed when we open our eyes in this way to children’s art offer us connections to children that serve us in our daily work.”





Treasures in the Thicket | Tesoros en el monte

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Explore children's creative process and the treasures revealed through their educator's insights as they develop their representational expression of values and culture. Written by an educator in a Spanish immersion preschool, this tender, visually engaging book includes Spanish and English text.

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Sarker Javed Iqbal · August 01, 2019
Self employed
Dhaka, Bangladesh, Bangladesh


Children's drawings are not just useless scribbling; those are the reflection of their philosophy, emotion and character. It is our shortcomings that sometimes we miss to understand those. Let us try to connect the thread.



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