Vincent, Theo and the Fox: A mischievous adventure through the paintings of Vincent van Gogh

Vincent, Theo and the Fox: A mischievous adventure through the paintings of Vincent van Gogh

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Overview

Step into the art of Vincent van Gogh. Follow young Vincent and his brother Theo as they chase a fox on an imaginary adventure through the artists greatest paintings, including The Starry Night, Vincent's Bedroom, and Wheatfield with Crows. On their magical journey, the boys - and the fox - experience failure. From it, they discover how to become the best you can be when you grow up.

"A charming, unique way to introduce youngsters to great art while providing an important message."-Kirkus Reviews.

The book combines storytelling with full-color reproductions of 30 van Gogh paintings. Young readers will appreciate his art in a deeper way, discover details of van Gogh's life, and learn how siblings achieve a shared goal.

"Van Gogh and a fox make art more fun... It's not a long or hard book to read. But the colorful paintings jump off the pages and will give you a lot to think about.... Macaluso includes information on each of the paintings in the book.... [He] wants to share the beauty of the art world with all kids. And even if they don't admit it right away, it's cool. Very cool."
- Marylou Tousignant, The Washington Post, KidsPost



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ISBN-13: 9781495487514
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 03/07/2014
Pages: 38
Sales rank: 1,111,806
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile: 620L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Ted Macaluso is a research writer and editor for studies of child nutrition. He also loves storytelling. Vincent, Theo and the Fox - his first children's book - combines his passions for adventure stories and art. He learned fiction writing at The Writer's Center and, even more, from his young son, who always wanted Dad to make up "just one more" story. That son is now in college. Ted lives in Reston, Virginia with his lovely wife, kind-hearted dog, and frequently temperamental word processor.

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