Max's enthusiasm for painting leads to the coloration, de-coloration, and disappearance of Art, a true artist. However, Max's enthusiasm doesn't fail him. Art is soon back, better than ever. In fact, Max has taught Art a few things about painting.
What I thought: A delightful book. Art and Max are great characters. I wonder why Wiesner chose lizards, but I really like them. The minimal text really lets the pictures do the talking. My favorite illustrations are Art losing all his scales and Max & Art painting. This would pair well with Bruce Whatley's Wait! No Paint!
Story Time Themes: Art, Painting