This enticing tour through Grant Wood's Cedar Rapids hayloft studio welcomes young readers into the world of an artist, whose most famous work has become an American icon. With reproductions and details from Wood's masterpieces as well as lesser-known works, Deba Foxley Leach explores the inspiration that Wood drew from his childhood, family history, and love of small-town life. Leach draws readers into the works by pointing out fascinating details that will appeal to children's curiosity, while the book's brilliant color and accessible design make it enjoyable for a wide range of ages.
Hardcover, 28 pages, 24,0 x 28,0 cm, 35 color illustrations
$ 14.95* | £ 9.99* (* recommended retail price)
Publishing House: Prestel
Date of publication:
US September 28, 2005
UK July 28, 2005