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Kit and Willy's Guide to Art
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ean: 9781584236788, isbn: 1584236787,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 129 reviews
Author and Illustrator Zebedee Helm takes more than a dozen of the world's major art movements and casts his delightful take on each through the wit of his brilliant characters Kit, the Montana cowboy and his sausage dog, Willy. Our intrepid heroes guide children through the maze of these art movements, each prompting a pithy summary and some 'important advice.' You'll find out for instance that ''Cubism was invented by artists who wanted to do lots of pictures but were short of paper. ''
Grant Wood: The Artist in the Hayloft (Adventures in Art (Prestel))
mpn: FBA-|323148, ean: 9783791334011, isbn: 3791334018,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
Discusses the paintings of Grant Wood, famous for his painting ''American Gothic,'' explaining how they related to his life and why he painted the way he did, along with a brief biography of the artist.Used Book in Good Condition.
13 Painters Children Should Know
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mpn: new-Nov09usbook-2017-c021834, ean: 9783791370866, isbn: 3791370863,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
A colorful, accessible and engaging introduction to art history that children will remember for years to come. It's never too early to introduce children to art. Featuring thirteen painters from a variety of historical periods and styles, this book demonstrates just how interesting and exciting art can be. From the fantastic images of Hieronymus Bosch to the romantic idealism of titian, the gorgeous colors of Cézanne to Jean-Michel Basquiat's African-and street art-inspired figures-each
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ean: 9780870709104, isbn: 0870709100,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
One day, the French artist Henri Matisse cut a small bird out of a piece of paper. It looked lonely all by itself, so he cut out more shapes to join it. Before he knew it, Matisse had transformed his walls into larger-than-life gardens, filled with brightly colored plants, animals, and shapes of all sizes! Featuring cut-paper illustrations and interactive foldout pages, Matisse’s Garden is the inspiring story of how the artist’s never-ending curiosity helped turn a small experiment into a
Salvador Dalí and the Surrealists: Their Lives and Ideas, 21 Activities (For Kids series)
mpn: FBA-|304232, ean: 9781556524790, isbn: 155652479X,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
The bizarre and often humorous creations of René Magritte, Joan Miró, Salvador Dalí, and other surrealists are showcased in this activity guide for young artists. Foremost among the surrealists, Salvador Dalí was a painter, filmmaker, designer, performance artist, and eccentric self-promoter. His famous icons, including the melting watches, double images, and everyday objects set in odd contexts, helped to define the way people view reality and encourage children to view the world in new
The Inventions of Leonardo da Vinci
mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781626864467, isbn: 1626864462,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 84 reviews
Discover the amazing inventions of Leonardo da Vinci—the Renaissance’s greatest thinker—in this illustrated journal with five models to assemble.Leonardo da Vinci’s descriptions and sketches of ingenious machines are brought into your hands in this fascinating book. Although these inventions were never built, they take form as 3-D models that you can assemble in The Inventions of Leonardo da Vinci. Based on the personal notebooks and sketches of the Renaissance's most influential mind,
The Secret Cave: Discovering Lascaux
By Farrar, Straus & Giroux
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mpn: FBA-|290874, ean: 9780374366940, isbn: 0374366942,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 87 reviews
Jacques, Jojo, Simon, and Marcel were looking for buried treasure when they explored a cave in the south of France in 1940. But the treasure inside was not what they expected, and in fact far more valuable: the walls were covered with stunning prehistoric paintings and engravings, preserved within the sealed cave for over 17,000 years. This is the true story of the boys who discovered the cave of Lascaux, bringing to the modern world powerful examples of the very beginning of art..
The 5,000-Year-Old Puzzle: Solving a Mystery of Ancient Egypt
By Farrar, Straus & Giroux
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mpn: FBA-|287907, ean: 9780374323356, isbn: 0374323356,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
Search for the secrets of a hidden tombIt is 1924, two years after the discovery of King Tut's tomb. Readers are invited to join a young boy, Will Hunt, as he and his family become part of an archaeological team led by world-famous Egyptologist Dr. George Reisner. Based on actual records of Reisner's history-making dig, Giza 7000X, this strikingly original picture book uses journal entries, funny postcards, and quirky cartoons to pull readers into an ancient unsolved mystery. Luminous paintings
Usborne The Children's Book of Art: Internet Linked
mpn: 512231, ean: 9780794512231, isbn: 0794512232,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 113 reviews
An introduction to famous paintings includes many facts about the artists and their lives, and how they created their work, to help beginners understand what art is and why people think it is important.64 pages.
Edward Hopper Paints His World
By Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
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mpn: 9780805087529, ean: 9780805087529, isbn: 0805087524,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
As a boy, Edward Hopper knew exactly what he wanted to be when he grew up: on the cover of his pencil box, he wrote the words EDWARD HOPPER, WOULD-BE ARTIST. He traveled to New York and to Paris to hone his craft. And even though no one wanted to buy his paintings for a long time, he never stopped believing in his dream to be an artist. He was fascinated with painting light and shadow and his works explore this challenge.Edward Hopper's story is one of courage, resilience, and determination. In
El Greco (Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists)
ean: 9780516205861, isbn: 0516205862,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 102 reviews
Examines the life and work of Domenicos Theotocopoulous, the sixteenth-century artist who created his greatest works in Spain where he was known as ''El Greco.''.
Pot that Juan built, The
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ean: 9781600608483, isbn: 1600608485,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 89 reviews
Quezada creates stunning pots in the traditional style of the Casas Grandes people, including using human hair to make brushes and cow dung to feed the fire. This real-life story is written in the form of ''The House That Jack Built,'' and relays how JuanÂ’s pioneering work has changed a poor village into a prosperous community of world-class artists. Illustrated by Caldecott Medal winner David Diaz..
A Sunday on La Grande Jatte Tunnel Book: Take a Peek at Seurat's Masterpiece! (Take a Peek series)
ean: 9780975415009, isbn: 097541500X,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
This title is suitable for ages 8 to 12 years. Based on Victorian era peep shows, this unique book has die-cut layers attached to accordion sides which expand to let the viewer see George Pierre Seurat's 1884 masterpiece, ''A Sunday on La Grande Jatte'', from a whole new perspective - three-dimensionally..
Art Detective: Spot the Difference!
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mpn: 40, ean: 9783791371047, isbn: 3791371045,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 88 reviews
This highly engaging book lets young readers play detective as they examine great works of art to see if they are the real thing--or forgeries. From Michelangelo to Picasso, art history is filled with stories of spectacular forgeries that have stumped the greatest scholars of their time. It is from this fascinating angle that young readers learn about the great works of art in this fun and educational book. Set in an imaginary museum, it presents reproductions of famous art works alongside
Baby's First Eames: From Art Deco to Zaha Hadid
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mpn: 9781941367391, ean: 9781941367391, isbn: 1941367399,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 135 reviews
This whimsically illustrated board book offers a delightful A-to-Z overview of modern design icons for the toddler set.Parents who appreciate architecture and modern design will get a kick out of sharing their passion with little ones. From Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater to Knoll furniture to Noguchi sculptures, Baby's First Eames makes timeless structures and styles fun and accessible for aesthetes of all ages..
The Year with Grandma Moses
By Brand: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
ean: 9780805062434, isbn: 0805062432,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
A unique introduction to an important American Artist.When Grandma Moses looks out her window,she sees a world of spotted cows,a world of thunderstorms, rain-drenched fields,and hand-washed laundry flapping in the wind. This stunning picture book introduces children of all ages to the work of legendary artist Grandma Moses. Beginning in the spring -- full of thunderstorms and scenes of laundry flapping in the wind -- Nikola-Lisa's lyrical text captures the seasons on a farm and highlights the
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