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Grandma Moses (Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists Series)

Grandma Moses (Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists Series)

by Mike Venezia
     
 

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This book introduces children to the life and work of a twentieth-century American painter who began to paint seriously when she was about 70 years old. Known as Grandma Moses, Anna Mary Moses was a folk artist with no formal training, but by the time she died at 101 years old, her art was known around the world.

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Overview

This book introduces children to the life and work of a twentieth-century American painter who began to paint seriously when she was about 70 years old. Known as Grandma Moses, Anna Mary Moses was a folk artist with no formal training, but by the time she died at 101 years old, her art was known around the world.

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These books are without a doubt the definitive — and most entertaining — biographies of artists for young readers. Author/artist Mike Venezia provides hilarious, cartoon-style illustrations to complement his easy-to-read text and full-color reproductions of the masters' artwork. Now printed in a dozen different languages worldwide, and with more than two million copies of the English editions sold, these books have helped countless children around the world "get to know" the world's greatest artists!

Series Features

  • Perfect for art appreciation studies
  • Excellent preparation for a museum trip
  • Photo captions include where famous historical works of art can be viewed

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780516279138
Publisher:
Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Series:
Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists Series
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
406,250
Product dimensions:
7.16(w) x 9.62(h) x 0.14(d)
Age Range:
7 - 9 Years

Meet the Author

Mike Venezia is a graduate of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He lives with his wife and children.

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