I recently visited a school in Virginia to do a program about recycling and how I made Old Red Shoe. The school did an amazing job of preparing the students and following up with art and writing projects afterwards. Here is some of their work:
I drew this character from the book during our visit (this is Ben the bear who recycles his worn out T-shirt), surrounded by quotes from the students:
And finally a character that the kids made up for me to draw, a soccer playing bird named George!