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13 Paintings Children Should Know

Recommended age group: 8 +

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$ 14.95* | £ 9.99*
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Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-7913-4323-5

Date of publication:
US October 24, 2009
UK August 24, 2009
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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 coloring 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.

Angela Wenzel (Author)

Angela Wenzel is a museum educator at the Kunstsammlungen Nordrhein-Westfalen. She has authored works in the field of museum education, as well as numerous art books for children.

Hardcover, 48 pages, 24,0 x 28,0 cm, 60 color illustrations

ISBN: 978-3-7913-4323-5

$ 14.95* | £ 9.99* (* recommended retail price)

Publishing House: Prestel

Date of publication:
US October 24, 2009
UK August 24, 2009

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