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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 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 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 American Artists You Should Know
50 American Artists You Should Know

The history of American art is as varied as its 50 states. This book celebrates the artists who placed America at the forefront of modern art. With colorfully illustrated spreads, this is an indispensable volume for anyone interested in American art.

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50 Artists You Should Know
50 Artists You Should Know

Arranged chronologically, the selection of artists featured in this book includes every major artistic movement and development since the Gothic period. It provides readers a clear understanding of the evolution of the visual arts.

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50 British Artists You Should Know
50 British Artists You Should Know

A highly readable and informative collection of the best of British art. Each artist is presented in a double-page spread that features a major work, details from the work, a brief biography, and fascinating insights into the artist’s life and times. 160 pages.

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50 Contemporary Artists You Should Know
50 Contemporary Artists You Should Know

50 of the most influential contemporary artists are profiled in this colorful and engaging book that traces the various artistic movements and radical changes of the second half of the 20th and early 21st centuries. 160 pages.

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50 Photographers You Should Know
50 Photographers You Should Know

The world's great photographers from the inception of photography to the present day are featured in this dynamic book. From Félix Nadar to Nan Goldin, each of the photographers profiled represents an important aspect of the evolution of photography.

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Alexander Calder: Meet the Artist
NEW! Alexander Calder: Meet the Artist

Alexander Calder: Meet the Artist is an exciting, hands-on introduction to the beloved American sculptor. Calder's whimsical world is brought to life with imaginative pop-ups, cutouts, and more.

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Henri Matisse: Meet the Artist
NEW! Henri Matisse: Meet the Artist

Henri Matisse: Meet the Artist takes young readers on a colorful, interactive journey through the work of the beloved French painter and sculptor. Featuring flaps, cutouts, and pull tabs, this engaging pop-up book covers Matisse's entire artistic career.

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Pablo Picasso: Meet the Artist
NEW! Pablo Picasso: Meet the Artist

Pablo Picasso: Meet the Artist takes young readers on an interactive journey through the remarkable life of the legendary Spanish painter. This engaging book uses a multitude of pull-tabs and cutouts to explain how his art evolved over time.

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This is Cézanne
NEW! This is Cézanne

Paul Cézanne challenged convention and proposed new possibilities for modern art. He was remarkable for his ability to perceive and paint everyday places, people, and things. Richly illustrated, This is Cézanne follows the artist on his extraordinary journey, focusing on

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This is Gauguin
NEW! This is Gauguin

Paul Gauguin created some of the most advanced art in a brilliant generation of artists. The story of his life is recounted in authoritative text by an expert on the post-Impressionists, coupled with powerful imagery by an award-winning illustrator.

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This is Goya
NEW! This is Goya

Modern art begins with Goya. He was the first to create works of art for their own sake, and he lived in a time of incredible cultural and social dynamism. Richly illustrated, This is Goya

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This is Kandinsky
NEW! This is Kandinsky

Kandinsky is credited with history's first abstract painting. Richly illustrated with specially commissioned artworks and 20 of Kandinsky's major works, This is Kandinsky forms the perfect introduction to the life of this revolutionary figure in 20th century art.

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This is Magritte
NEW! This is Magritte

Belgian artist René Magritte's biography is a key element of his art. He shaped his own life story to be its own surreal work of art. This is Magritte recounts the tale using engaging text, the artist's own work, photos, and richly detailed illustrations.

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This is Matisse
NEW! This is Matisse

In the history of 20th century modernism, Henri Matisse is a calm and unstoppable revolution of creative genius. This is Matisse forms the perfect introduction to the life of an artist who challenged how we perceive color and form.

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This is Monet
NEW! This is Monet

Best known as a leader of the Impressionists, Claude Monet triggered a revolution in art with his style of painting. Richly illustrated, This is Monet recounts his life story using original drawings and the artist's own works along with authoritative text to engage and educate readers.

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This is Rembrandt
NEW! This is Rembrandt

Rembrandt van Rijn is the quintessential Old Master. This is Rembrandt provides a clear, accessible introduction to this famous artist. This richly illustrated volume incorporates original drawings and the works of Rembrandt with authoritative text to engage and educate readers.

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This is Van Gogh
NEW! This is Van Gogh

Vincent Van Gogh famously sold only one painting during his life, but within a few years of his death he was recognized as one of the greatest modern painters. This is Van Gogh recounts the story of his life, pairing engaging text with original drawings and the artist's own work.

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Vincent Van Gogh: Meet the Artist
NEW! Vincent Van Gogh: Meet the Artist

Vincent Van Gogh: Meet the Artist takes young readers on a colorful, interactive journey through the work of the revered Dutch painter. Featuring 3-D pop-ups, flaps and tabs, and art activity suggestions, this engaging book covers Van Gogh's artistic career during his time in Arles.

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