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inspiring stories of the world's most creative minds
"Extraordinary reference book of over eighty famous painters, their lives, their loves, and their iconic paintings"-- Provided by publisher.

If da Vinci painted a dinosaur

Amy Newbold writes on nineteen artists' styles while Greg Newbold illustrates the different artists such as Edgar Degas' dinosaur ballerinas, Cassius Coolidge's dinosaurs playing Go Fish, and Hokusai's dinosaurs surfing a giant wave.

The 12-hour art expert

everything you need to know about art in a dozen masterpieces
"The book will guide its readers through a brief series of masterpieces of Western art--from cave paintings to sharks in formaldehyde. This book's twelve chapters teach readers about art, the art trade, and art history in a thorough (though concise) fashion. Each chapter is linked to one notable masterpiece, with references to others, giving readers a fixed, digestible number of objects that they will get to know in depth, and which they can use as a lens to understand the thousands of other, related objects that they might encounter in the future"--Amazon.

Dropping in on Grant Wood

Puffer travels to Iowa to visit the artist, Grant Wood, and learns about some of his famous works including "American Gothic" and "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere.".

The ultimate art museum

"The imaginary art museum: an educational, inspiring experience without the constraints of space and time. Discover beautiful reproductions from pre-history to the present, arranged in easy-to-navigate, colour-coded wings, galleries, and rooms, each with an informative narrative guide. Marvel at its remarkable range of styles and mediums--from classic to contemporary, and from paintings and sculptures to photographs and textiles. With floor plans to follow and interactive cross-referencing activities, this museum-in-a-book is the perfect introduction to the history of human creativity"--Amazon.


"[Young readers are invited to] follow along with famous artist Pablo Picasso on a tour through the shapes ... [Also explores] Picasso's life, his art, and his passions"--Provided by publisher.

The joy of art

how to look at, appreciate, and talk about art
An introduction to art appreciation.


the definitive visual guide
Provides a guided tour around 2,500 of the world's most influential painting and sculptures, from cave paintings to modern masterpieces.

La se?orita Riqui es un poco friqui!

A.J. and his friends in the second grade learn that art can be made out of anything, even garbage.
Cover image of La se?orita Riqui es un poco friqui!


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