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The children's book of art

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About this book

Art history and artists
The children's book of art

  • This beautifully illustrated art book provides the perfect introduction to art for young children.
  • Contains over 30 of the world’s best-loved works of art illustrated with fabulous photographs and cartoons.
  • Written in consultation with art historian Dr Erika Langmuir.
  • With internet links to websites with art games and activities.
“will have children dragging their parents around the galleries!”
The Good Book Guide

Press Reviews

A good value, sound introduction to art, which KS2 children can read for themselves. Big reproductions, fascinating facts and Internet links are included.
Junior Education
Written in consultation with art historian Dr Erika Langmuir, this bright and bold introduction to art will have children dragging their parents around the galleries! With more than 30 of the world's most celebrated works of art, beautifully illustrated, plus cartoons and illustrations galore, all clearly and cheerfully presented. This will become a well-loved favourite.
Good Book Guide

Reader Reviews

The children's book of art
This book provides children with a fantastic introduction to the many great artists. It has bright colourful pictures and is informative without being too complicated.I would highly recommend this book as a must-have teaching resource for children aged 6 years+.

toni read, 10th April 2007

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