25% Off Orders $159 Plus Free Shipping on orders $59 or more. Use code CDQV   Expires 04/20/2014   Learn More>
Art Room Aid - Fund an Art Project - Learn More
100% Satisfaction Guaranteed

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.

Sylvette first met Pablo Picasso in 1954, when she was a girl in the southern French town of Vallauris. At that time, she was the shyest and dreamiest girl among her friends (although today, she is a respected artist in her own right). When Picasso set up his studio in a nearby house, he spotted young Sylvette and was taken immediately by her classical profile and her lovely ponytail. When at last he convinced her to pose for what became the first of more than 40 works of art, the two gradually became good friends. Before long, Picasso’s portraits of Sylvette became famous around the world.

Author and illustrator Laurence Anholt captures the spirit of this warm-hearted story in words and pictures. In the process, he also introduces several of Picasso’s most famous paintings. Young readers are sure to be intrigued by how Picasso transformed Sylvette’s image into a variety of fantastic and whimsical forms.

Laurence Anholt is a British writer and illustrator whose books for children include Van Gogh and the Sunflowers, Degas and the Little Dancer, and The Magical Garden of Monet. Anholt’s popular books for children have been published in 15 different languages, including Cantonese, Hebrew, and Icelandic. As both an author and an accomplished illustrator, he has created a charming series of children’s stories about famous artists. He and his wife, Catherine, both successful authors of juvenile titles, have three children, from whom they obtain many of their story ideas. They live and work in Lyme Regis, Dorset, England.

Appropriate for children ages 4–7.

Author — Laurence Anholt.

Paperback. 32 pages. 9¼" × 11½" (24 cm × 29 cm).

Gift Idea

Gift Idea

Picasso and the Girl with a Ponytail
Picasso and the Girl with a Ponytail
 (enlarge)
Picasso and the Girl with a Ponytail
Picasso and the Girl with a Ponytail
Picasso and the Girl with a Ponytail

Hint — click a thumbnail to enlarge.

Purchase Items SAVE up to 10% off List! 
Item Description Format     PricePrices, promotions, and availability may vary by store, catalog, and online. Qty  
68448-1004 Picasso and the Girl with a Ponytail  Softcover    List $8.99 $8.09   
disclaimer indicator Prices, promotions, and availability may vary by store, catalog, and online.

Add Items to My Cart...

Your cart is currently empty.

  • Prices, promotions, and availability may vary by store, catalog, and online.

Add Items to My List...

  • Saving an item or moving it to a list does not guarantee price or availability.

page 1_1_9_2_5 has 1 skus...

  • Dick Blick Art Materials
  • ·
  • P.O. Box 1267
  • ·
  • Galesburg, IL 61402-1267
  • ·
  • Toll-free Phone (800) 828-4548
  • ·

  • International Phone +1-309-343-6181 ext. 5402
  • ·
  • Fax (800) 621-8293

Dick Blick Art Materials®, Blick®, Blick Studio®, and Artists Pick Blick® are registered trademarks of Dick Blick Holdings Inc. © Copyright 1999-2014 Dick Blick Holdings Inc. All rights reserved.

page request took 0.3672 seconds for dmzwbp5 to process ...