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13 American Artists Children Should Know
13 American Artists Children Should Know

This lively introduction to some of the towering figures in American art inspires children to dream, create, and think. Each artist in the book is featured in a colorful, double-page spread.

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13 Art Inventions Children Should Know
13 Art Inventions Children Should Know

From the use of perspective to the invention of the paint tube, 13 examples of some of the most important breakthroughs in artistic technology offer kids an exciting new perspective on the world of art. Author — Florian Heine. Hardcover. 48 pages.

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13 Art Mysteries Children Should Know
13 Art Mysteries Children Should Know

In this book, young readers are introduced to the mysteries behind some of the world's greatest art and artists. Each masterpiece is presented in a double-page spread with stunning reproductions, biographical information about the artist, historical context, and the pressing questions themselves.

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13 Artists Children Should Know
13 Artists Children Should Know

Young readers are introduced to the wonders of da Vinci's mysterious Mona Lisa, the playful cutouts of Matisse, van Gogh's mesmerizing brushstrokes, and Vermeer's vibrant depictions of light. Games, quizzes, and other activities help readers learn.

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13 British Artists Children Should Know
13 British Artists Children Should Know

This lively introduction to nearly four centuries of British art offers children a strong foundation for learning in a playful and imaginative way, and inspires them to dream, create, and think. Author — Alison Baverstock. Hardcover. 48 pages.

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13 Buildings Children Should Know
13 Buildings Children Should Know

This book brings together 13 architectural wonders that have intrigued children for years, including Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, Germany's Neuschwanstein Castle, and the Tower of Pisa. It includes games, quizzes, drawings, and other activities.

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13 Modern Artists Children Should Know
13 Modern Artists Children Should Know

This book is an exciting introduction to the world of modern, Pop, and post-modern art. Picasso, Calder, Chagall, Lichtenstein, Hockney — these and eight other iconic figures of modern art are profiled.

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13 Paintings Children Should Know
13 Paintings Children Should Know

This book introduces young readers to Mona Lisa's mysterious smile, Frida Kahlo's depiction of herself with a monkey, and Van Gogh's hypnotically swirling night sky. Thirteen iconic paintings are featured in the book in large reproductions.

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13 Photos Children Should Know
13 Photos Children Should Know

This beautifully illustrated book explores some of the world's most iconic images, teaching children about the impact of photography on their world. Art historian Brad Finger shares some of the world’s most renowned pictures, which are also the most exciting for children to view and discuss.

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13 Sculptures Children Should Know
13 Sculptures Children Should Know

This book takes a look at 13 of the world's most fascinating sculptures, including works by Michelangelo, Rodin, and Niki de Saint Phalle, and other works from around the world. Games and puzzles enhance this introduction to 3-dimensional masterpieces.

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13 Women Artists Children Should Know
13 Women Artists Children Should Know

This book highlights 500 years of great art created by women, introducing young readers to amazing painters, sculptors, and photographers. The book features colorful spreads that include important works as well as portraits of the artists themselves.

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50 Bauhaus Icons You Should Know
50 Bauhaus Icons You Should Know Clearance!

The Bauhaus movement set new standards with its functional designs, new approaches to art, and experimental teaching methods. This book looks at the architecture, design, graphics, and paintings of this avant garde period.

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A Day at the Museum
A Day at the Museum

A Day at the Museum is a beautifully illustrated, interactive picture book that teaches young children how to be respectable museum patrons in an accessible and engaging way. Authors — Florence Ducatteau and Chantal Peten.

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An Eye for Art
NEW! An Eye for Art - Focusing on Great Artists and Their Work

Introduce children to more than 50 great artists and their work with An Eye for Art, a lively family-oriented art resource. This treasure trove from the National Gallery of Art features work by Raphael, Rembrandt, Georgia O’Keeffe, Henri Matisse, Chuck Close, Jacob Lawrence, and Pablo Picasso.

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The Art Book for Children
The Art Book for Children

The children's edition of Phaidon Press's best selling, "The Art Book" presents thirty of the most significant artists and engaging works of art from every period.

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The Art Coloring Book
The Art Coloring Book

Big art for little hands, The Art Coloring Book is an enchanting activity book featuring the work of dozens of great painters. It allows young artists to explore the world's masterpieces on their own terms and with plenty of space to color outside the lines.

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The Art Treasure Hunt
The Art Treasure Hunt - I Spy with My Little Eye

Young children love a good game of “I Spy with My Little Eye.” In this beautifully designed book they are playfully challenged to find details “hidden” in some of the world’s greatest paintings.

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Artist Coloring Books
Artist Coloring Books

These enchanting Artist Coloring Books are a wonderful way to introduce children to the work of great artists while also providing them with fun activities for developing their own artistic skills. They are recommended for children age six and older.

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Asian Arts and Crafts for Creative Kids
Asian Arts and Crafts for Creative Kids

One of the first series of books for kids 7 to 12 that provides a fun, educational introduction to Asian culture and art. Color illustrations and photography are included in each book.

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Charley Harper Deluxe Coloring Book
Charley Harper Deluxe Coloring Book

Illustrator Charley Harper is remembered for his amusing illustrations of birds, animals, insects, and people. In the Charley Harper Deluxe Coloring Book budding artists have the opportunity to interpret his black-and-white line art using their own creative color schemes.

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Charley Harper Memory Game
Charley Harper Memory Game

The Charley Harper Memory Game is a fun game for all ages featuring Harper’s graphic and colorful illustrations. Players take turns flipping cards and finding matched images (there are 36 pairs of images in all). When all the cards are matched, the player with the most pairs wins!

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Crystal Productions Dropping in Series, Books and DVDs
Crystal Productions Dropping in Series, Books and DVDs

A full-color illustrated introduction to the lives and art of major artists developed especially for young students. Each DVD and companion book analyzes the reproductions of key master works, and children learn new ways to observe and think about art.

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Discovering Great Artists
Discovering Great Artists

This book is intended for young artists (ages 4 to 12) who want to experience and enjoy painting, sculpture, drawing, and building works of art to follow the styles of the great masters, such as Van Gogh, Michelangelo, or Rembrandt.

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Earth, Sea, Sun and Sky: Art in Nature
Earth, Sea, Sun and Sky: Art in Nature

This book helps children appreciate the different ways that artists employ nature in their work. It examines an array of examples, including sculpture gardens, mazes, land art, and nature-related works in museums, while exploring the works of international artists. Author — Barbara Stieff. 96 pages.

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The Elements of Art & Principles of Design for Children
The Elements of Art & Principles of Design for Children

This book demystifies the elements of art and the principles of design in a format that is easily understandable for children and beginning artists.

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From Mud Huts to Skyscrapers
From Mud Huts to Skyscrapers - Architecture for Children

Children are sure to enjoy poring over this book — and come away with a fundamental understanding of how the built world has evolved over time as well as a knowledge of key architectural terms.

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How to Talk to Children About Art
How to Talk to Children About Art

Anticipating how kids react to paintings by artists as diverse as Botticelli and Pollock, this prepares adults for the questions kids ask. He offers valuable tips for making any museum visit a success by providing a great refresher course on art history.

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Kid Made Modern
Kid Made Modern

In Kid Made Modern, designer Todd Oldham shares his love and admiration for mid-century design through 52 creative, colorful, and thoughtful projects for kids.

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Kid Made Modern - All About Series
Kid Made Modern - All About Series

Written by celebrated designer Todd Oldham, All About books from Kid Made Modern celebrate, demystify, explain, and defy classic craft and art techniques and materials.

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Kids Can! Books
Kids Can! Books

These colorful soft-cover books are part of the popular Williamson Kids Can! series. Choose from titles that teach and reinforce children's knowledge of the elements of art, the letters of the alphabet, or the environment.

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The Louvre
The Louvre

In The Louvre, children enter through the glass pyramid in Paris, France, to explore the largest and most prestigious museum in the world!

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Modern Art Deluxe Memory Game
Modern Art Deluxe Memory Game

Learning art history and testing your memory is fun with this delightful and educational game for all ages featuring some of art history's most iconic images.

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My First 10 Paintings
My First 10 Paintings

My First 10 Paintings introduces young art scholars to 10 of the most famous masterpieces of all time, such as Leonardo's Mona Lisa, Rousseau's The Snake Charmer, and Van Gogh's Starry Night, among others.

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Red-Yellow–Blue: Colors in Art
Red-Yellow–Blue: Colors in Art

This fun-filled book teaches young readers all about color by leading them on a fascinating journey through the history of western art. As they read the book, children are invited to wander through a virtual art gallery where each room features a different color. Author — Silke Vry. 96 pages.

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Travels with Monet
Travels with Monet

The book is filled with unusual stories and facts students might not know, along with ideas for art activities and a special two-page "Activity Pond" that helps students emulate the style of Monet as well as his subjects.

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What Colour is Your World?
NEW! What Colour is Your World?

Originally published in 1962, What Colour Is Your World? is a much-loved children's classic, now reissued for a new generation to enjoy. With its entertaining narrative and bold illustrations, it encourages children and their parents to think about color and look at the world in new ways.

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What is Contemporary Art?
What is Contemporary Art? - A Guide for Kids

A captivating book for children and parents to read at home, as well as a great resource for teachers and schools, What Is Contemporary Art? invites young readers to understand, enjoy, and question some of the most dynamic and exciting art of our time.

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