13 Painters Children Should Know
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13 Painters Children Should Know

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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 ideal...more
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published April 16th 2012 by Prestel Publishing
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My degree in Art History makes children's books with Art themes naturally appealing. The book "13 Painters Children Should Know" is a great introductory book that helps the reader learn about famous artists. Even with a background in Art History I learned something new about Gustav Klimt as I read the book. For each of the thirteen artists the author gives some brief background information on the individual and then shows a selection of their work. I chose to pair this book with "When Pigasso Me...more
I don't that I would have picked these exact artists, but a solid grouping!
How can anyone pick 13 painters...I'd only heard or was familiar with maybe three out the entire book. I do like the dialog that encourages the kids to try their own painting and different painting styles and subject.s
Debbie Graham
Fine concept, nicely late out. Egregious mistake on page 28 (said August Macke died in the Second World War...they meant the first). That kind of sloppy editing makes me worried about other information.
Dec 07, 2012 Becky marked it as to-read
This is a beautifully-designed book, on heavy matte paper with rich colors, featuring more than the usual suspects.
These are such great books! love this whole series.
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