13 Artists Children Should Know

13 Artists Children Should Know

by Angela Wenzel

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13 Artists Children Should Know by Angela Wenzel

This heavily illustrated book featuring the world's greatest painters is an excellent introduction for young readers to artists and their works.
Whether it’s Leonardo da Vinci’s mysterious Mona Lisa, Vermeer’s vibrant depictions of light, Van Gogh’s mesmerizing brush strokes, or Matisse’s playful cutouts, the art featured here is introduced in a format and style that will appeal to children. The book proceeds chronologically, accompanied by a timeline to offer helpful historical context. Each artist’s entry includes a concise biography, beautiful reproductions of major works, and lively texts that speak directly to young readers. Games, quizzes and other activities help readers learn about the significant contributions of each artist in a way that is both fun and inspiring. Additional information about museums, suggestions for further reading, and online resources will satisfy the most curious minds.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783791341736
Publisher: Prestel Publishing
Publication date: 04/12/2009
Series: 13 Series
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 169,638
Product dimensions: 9.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

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