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Katie's Picture Show (Katie)

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Katie's first visit to an art gallery turns out to be wonderfully exciting when five famous paintings come alive for her.

Join the ever-curious Katie as she discovers that art can be fantastic fun - particularly when you step into the world inside the

Includes reproductions of:
The Hay Wain by John Constable
Madame Moitessier Seated by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
Les Paraplu
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Paperback, 32 pages
Published 2004 by Orchard (first published 1989)
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Gerry
Jun 07, 2017 rated it really liked it
Katie visits London with her Grandma, who says to her, 'Let's go into the art gallery and look at some pictures.' They enter through revolving doors and Katie teases her Grandma by spinning her round a number of times. Consequently Grandma needs a sit down before she goes round the gallery but she tells Katie to go ahead and have a look around.

Katie finds an empty room because she does not like crowds and she stops in front of John Constable's 'The Hay Wain'. As all the pictures have a notice st
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Aug 20, 2017 rated it liked it
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What a delightful way to introduce young readers to high art: Katie goes the museum and enters the world of various classic paintings and converses with their subjects.
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Born in Stamford, Lincolnshire in1964, James Mayhew grew up in the Dickensian village of Blundeston in Suffolk. After completing a Foundation Course at Lowestoft College, he studied illustration at Maidstone College of Art, graduating in 1987 with First Class honours. His first book for children was Katie's Pictures Show, (Orchard Books 1989) establishing the long running series about a child's ad ...more
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