What do you do with a child that says it can not sign? Teacher knows what to do with the reluctant Floor. She lets her put a dot on a blank sheet of paper and asks her to sign it with her name. The next day Floor finds her dot on the wall in a golden curling frame 'she does not know what she sees! But 'that spot can be better. That is the beginning of a long series of dot paintings that make Floor the heroine of the school 'everyone likes her work beautifully. Likewise a small boy who says he can not sign at all. He does not get a straight line on paper yet. 'Oh no?' says Floor. "Show me then. Beautiful! Now only your name underneath. "
The full-page drawings - a combination of watercolor in very soft tones and ink - appear next to or above the text. The story is a well-run set of concise and effective sentences, printed in a great fantasy letter. A fine reading and viewing book for children from about 5 years.