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Pieter Bruegel (Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists)

3.85  ·  Rating Details ·  27 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
This series meets National Curriculum Standards for: Social Studies: Culture
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 1st 1992 by Children's Press (Dublin) (first published 1992)
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Cathy aka The Attached Mama
I read this to a group of children in order to introduce our artist of the term (Pieter Bruegel the Elder.) My children really love these biographies.
Shelli
Mar 02, 2014 Shelli rated it really liked it
I love this series Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists by Mike Venezia; hell, I love every book I have read of Venezia. His books are fun and memorable for young readers.

I have been crediting much of Pieter Bruegel's art to Hieronymus Bosch, an artist who very much inspired Bruegel. His work ranged from gorgeous landscapes to twisted proverbs (a short saying that that teaches a lesson). My daughter and I both laughed when we read "people thought that he was just a fun-loving artist who
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Heather
Jul 18, 2008 Heather rated it really liked it
We love this series. Excellent biography information and has several paintings reproduced here with short explanations.

The kids continue to look through these books. We'll use more in this series as well. They are books well worth owning.
Lisa
A humorous biography of the artist Pieter Bruegel, filled with colorful comic strips that young children will love.
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