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Casa Azul: An Encounter with Frida Kahlo

(Art Encounters)

3.30  ·  Rating details ·  30 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Frida Kahlo's work comes to life—literally—in this magical realist novel, the latest addition to Watson-Guptill's acclaimed Art Encounters series. The story alternates between Kahlo's home in Mexico City, Casa Azul, and the journey of a teenage girl and her young brother, lost in the city. At the mystical Casa Azul, everything with a face talks—including Kahlo's pet monkey ...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published July 1st 2005 by Watson-Guptill (first published May 31st 2005)
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Jelena
Jul 06, 2017 rated it it was ok
Prije nego sam pocela da citam, bacih pogled na hronologiju i vidjeh kako bi bas na danasnji dan Fridi bio rodjendan (6.7.1907.).
I vise me drzao taj momenat, no sama radnja.
619 REY MYSTERIO *(63)*
Sep 14, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Frida Kahlo's life was sort of a disaster because her divorce with Diego Rivera hurt her very deep in her soul. She was hurt in an accident that almost caused her life,from that point on she could never have children. For the other part of this story it mentions a girl named Maria who leaves her small hometown to go in search of her mother in the AMAZING, HUGE, EXTRORDINARY Mexico City. Maria and Victor, her little brother set off to a huge adveture that will change there lives. This adventure ...more
Margaret
Interesting only because of Kahlo's presence. Could've been a lot better.
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