Do you like books that have beautiful illustrations? This book, Last Stop On Market Street, by Matt De La Pena and Christian Robinson, was spectacular! This book is about a boy named C.J. and his Nana after church. Nana is teaching C.J. to see beauty in things. This book is absolutely beautiful.
In this book, Christian Robinson really details his illustrations. His pictures really add on to the story. His pictures make movies in your head. Lastly, his pictures are very well drawn. Christian Robinson really detailed his illustrations in Last Stop On Market Street.
In the text, Last Stop On Market Street, The author and illustrator detailed the setting of the story really well. The pictures tell where CJ and his Nana are. To add on, the writing tells you where they are going. The text adds on to where they are and why they are there. This shows that the author and illustrator really worked hard on detailing this story.
In Last Stop On Market Street, I noticed that the author used rhyming words in parts of the story. I think he used this technique because he wanted to introduce young readers to rhymes. As I am saying this, I am realizing that I never noticed this the first time. I think that Matt De La Pena meant to do this because he wanted readers to notice this not the first time. This shows that the author was trying to use author’s craft.
Last Stop On Market Street, by Matt De La Pena and Christian Robinson was amazing. I would recommend this book to young readers and teachers and parents. I am positive you will love this book. If you have this book go get it. So go buy this book!