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A Bird in Winter: A Children's Book Inspired by Pieter Breugel The Elder
A Bird in Winter: A Children's Book Inspired by Pieter Breugel The Elder

In this charming children's picture book, Pieter Breugel's painting The Hunters in Snow provides the basis for a heartwarming story about a young girl and the bird she nurses back to health. Hardcover. 32 pages.

Price: $13.45
 
A World of Your Own
A World of Your Own

In A World of Your Own, award-winning illustrator Laura Carlin inspires children to look, draw, and make a world of their own – first from life, and then from the imagination.

Price: $14.27
 
Architecture According to Pigeons
Architecture According to Pigeons

A whimsical introduction to basic concepts and iconic buildings around the world, Architecture According to Pigeons takes children on an aerial tour of more than 40 well-loved structures, guided by "pigeon elder" Speck Lee Tailfeather.

limited quantities available
 
Artists Books for Children Series
Artists Books for Children Series

Included are several books from the Anholt's Artists Books for Children series, in which author and illustrator Laurence Anholt recalls memorable and sometimes amusing moments when the lives of the artists were touched by children. For ages 4-8.

Prices range from $6.89 - $13.69
 
Cézanne and the Apple Boy
Cézanne and the Apple Boy

This brand-new title in Laurence Anholt's beautifully illustrated children's series of stories about famous artists, Anholt's Artists Books for Children, recounts an adventure experienced by Paul, a little boy who is named after his father, Paul Cézanne.

Price: $13.69
 
Children Should Know Series
Children Should Know Series

Written for young readers ages 9-12, the "Children Should Know" series introduces children to great artists, artworks, and architecture in a fun and engaging manner.

Price: $12.55
 
Degas and the Little Dancer
Degas and the Little Dancer

Young Marie wants to be a ballerina, but her parents have no money for lessons. She must earn what little money she can as an artist's model at a ballet school. Then, her life takes an unusual turn when she models for the famous sculptor, Edgar Degas.

Price: $6.89
 
Journey on a Cloud: A Children's Book Inspired by Marc Chagall
Journey on a Cloud: A Children's Book Inspired by Marc Chagall

One of Marc Chagall's most enduring paintings is the basis for this beautifully crafted children's book that tells an enchanting story. The book includes a gorgeous reproduction of Chagall's masterpiece "Les Mariés de la Tour Eiffel" and introduces young readers to Chagall's work. 32 pages.

Price: $11.66
 
Leonardo and the Flying Boy
Leonardo and the Flying Boy

Zoro is a little boy who lived in 17th century Italy, long before airplanes flew in the sky. But Zoro is also an apprentice to the artist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci - and Leonardo is experimenting with a revolutionary flying machine!

Price: $6.89
 
The Magical Garden of Claude Monet
The Magical Garden of Claude Monet

Julie lives in Paris, but she longs to walk in a beautiful country garden. When her mother takes her on a visit to rural Giverny, Julie discovers a beautiful garden and befriends a man whom she believes to be the gardener. In fact, he is Claude Monet.

Price: $6.89
 
Matisse: The King of Color
Matisse: The King of Color

When Monique, a young nurse, steps into the home of an elderly patient, she finds herself in rooms filled with the most vivid color she has ever seen. Her patient is the artist Henri Matisse, and as Matisse recovers, he and Monique become friends.

Price: $13.69
 
Picasso and the Girl with the Ponytail
Picasso and the Girl with the Ponytail

Behold the fascinating story - based on true fact - of a world-famous artist and a little girl who became one of his models.

Price: $6.89
 
Rembrandt and the Boy Who Drew Dogs
Rembrandt and the Boy Who Drew Dogs

Author Molly Blaisdell transports young readers to the city of Amsterdam in the 1650s. It is a time when world-renowned artist Rembrandt van Rijn is at the height of fame among his patrons - and when his young son Titus longs to become a great painter.

Price: $12.15
 
Rockwell: A Boy and His Dog
Rockwell: A Boy and His Dog

In this story, Rockwell is having trouble finding exactly the right model to pose with Scotty for a series of four calendar illustrations. The sought-after model turns out to be a dog - but the canine shouldn't be too small or too large.

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Suzette and the Puppy: A Story About Mary Cassatt
Suzette and the Puppy: A Story About Mary Cassatt

Little Suzette and her nursemaid enjoy daily walks in the handsome park near their home, where they often see a tall, elegant lady strolling in the park with her tiny puppy. Then, a comical incident transforms Suzette and the puppy into friends.

Price: $12.15
 
Van Gogh and the Sunflowers
Van Gogh and the Sunflowers

Young Camille befriends a strange visitor to his small town, and one day he brings this man a gift of bright, beautiful sunflowers. The man is the artist Vincent van Gogh, and the sunflowers quickly become the subject of a magnificent painting.

Price: $6.89