|a13 paintings children should know /|cAngela Wenzel ; [translation, Jane Michael]
|aThirteen paintings children should know.
|a45 p. :|bill. (chiefly col.), ports. ;|c29 cm.
|a13... children should know
|aThirteen engaging works by the world s greatest artists are beautifully presented in an excellent introduction to art for young people. Offers biographical information about each artist and important facts about the painting's technical and historical aspects.
People of all ages are fascinated by Mona Lisa's beguiling smile, Van Gogh's hypnotic night sky, and Frida Kahlo's depiction of herself with a monkey. These paints and ten others are featured in the book in large reproductions with accompanying details. The readable text offers biographical information about each artist and important facts about the painting's technical and historical aspects. Games, quizzes, and colouring exercises provide additional opportunities for young readers to interact with the artworks, while a timeline throughout the book allows for easy historical orientation. Readers will return again and again to these works, which provide continued opportunities for contemplation and discovery.