Jack Draws Anything

Hachette UK
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After a family friend bought one of his drawings for 20p, six-year-old Jack came up with the idea to 'draw anything' in return for donations to the hospital that treats his two-year-old brother. His parents set up a website and thought they might make £100. After two weeks, Jack had over 500 picture requests and had raised over £10,000 for the Sick Kids Friends Foundation.

Parents Ed and Rose with Jack, Toby and Noah appeared on the Fern Britton Show and Jack's project was featured on Russell Howard's Good News four times. Coverage by STV news, BBC news, and CBBC Newsround have all helped spread the word about this creative and generous little boy.

Jack is slowly but steadily drawing the requested pictures which range from a 'dinosaur diving into a pool of jelly' (#1) to 'my (extremely bald) friend Brian dancing like a crazy man' (#80). He doesn't draw every day, only when he wants to, and his parents estimate that he'll finish at the end of August. For the latest drawings, or to make a donation yourself, visit jackdrawsanything.com.

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About the author

Jack Henderson, six, loves to draw but wants to be a fireman when he grows up.
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Publisher
Hachette UK
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Published on
Oct 6, 2011
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Pages
300
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ISBN
9781444907483
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Nonfiction / Art / Drawing
Juvenile Nonfiction / Art / General
Juvenile Nonfiction / Concepts / Money
Juvenile Nonfiction / General
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