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For an illustrated feature in The Times Book Review, the artist Will Sutton took childhood favorites like “The Snowy Day,” “Charlotte’s Web” and “Curious George” and recast them in a “brand-new, contemporary light.” The image above is just one example.

What are your favorite childhood books? Choose one and describe for us in the comments how you might update or reimagine the plot, characters, setting or conflict in some new way that reflects our contemporary world.

Then, take a look at the related article to see how this artist has reimagined five other famous books.


Find many more ways to use our Picture Prompt feature in this lesson plan. You can find all our Picture Prompts in this column.