The Story of Paintings: A history of art for children (Paperback)
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The Story of Paintings: A history of art for children (Paperback)

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Paperback 88 Pages / Published: 14/10/2021
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A friendly and inspiring introduction to art history, telling the stories of the world's greatest paintings and artists from prehistory to the modern day

The Story of Paintings
begins with the cave paintings of our Stone Age ancestors and continues through to the modern day. Mick Manning and Brita Granstroem take your on a tour of their personally selected gallery which showcases the work of some of the world's most famous artists and few a less well-known ones. The artists featured include van Eyck, da Vinci, Bruegel, Rembrandt, Velazquez, JMW Turner, Van Gogh, Monet, Matisse, Georgia O'Keefe, Picasso, Frida Kahlo and Jackson Pollock as well as Dame Laura Knight and Kalan Khan. The friendly text and illustrations help children to appreciate the art, highlighting interesting biographical details and picking out key details to spot. The book's large format means the art is reproduced on a wonderfully impactful scale. This really is a book to give and treasure.

The creative team of Mick Manning and Brita Granstroem are well-known for their ground breaking children's information books. Their many awards range the TES Information Book Award for What's Under the Bed? and the English Association Non-fiction award for Charlie's War Illustrated.

Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
ISBN: 9781445150031
Number of pages: 88
Dimensions: 295 x 240 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Fantastic book and so beautiful to look at! * BookWitch *
Introduce your class to the rich and intriguing world of artists and their artworks with this beautiful large format picturebook. * Teach Primary *
The Story of Painting will develop any child's knowledge and love of art. It is an fantastic resource for schools at KS2 and KS3. * Armadillo Magazine *

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