13 Artists Children Should Know by Angela WenzelThis heavily illustrated book featuring the worlds greatest painters is an excellent introduction for young readers to artists and their works.
Whether its Leonardo da Vincis mysterious Mona Lisa, Vermeers vibrant depictions of light, Van Goghs mesmerizing brush strokes, or Matisses 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 artists 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.
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13 Artists Children Should Know
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Written for young readers ages , the Children Should Know series introduces children to great artists, artworks, and architecture in a fun and engaging manner. Double-page spreads provide a detailed description of each movement, representative illustrations, and a timeline that places the artwork in its historical context. All of these elements are presented in a playful, eye-catching manner to engage young readers. Each masterpiece is presented in a double-page spread with stunning reproductions, biographical information about the artist, historical context, and the pressing questions themselves. Impressionism: 13 Artists Children Should Know — This beautifully produced volume teaches young readers how painters from Claude Monet to John Singer Sargent introduced Impressionist styles of painting and so changed the course of art history. The book features colorful spreads that include important works as well as portraits of the artists themselves.