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  1. 13 Architects Children Should Know

    Find out about 13 of the men and women who are responsible for famous buildings around the world. Learn how Christopher Wren built St. Paul's Cathedral after the devastating Great Fire of London, and read how American President Thomas Jefferson found time to become a famous architect. The book also tells how Frank Lloyd Wright and Zaha Hadid broke down the barriers of modern architecture. Have fun testing your knowledge in quizzes. Plans and drawings help explains how the buildings were designed. Interesting facts bring the buildings and architects to life.

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    $14.95
  2. 13 Art Movements Children Should Know

    Filled with gorgeous color reproductions and packed with fascinating information, this beautiful book presents a chronological sampling of the world’s important artistic styles. Double-page spreads provide a detailed description of each movement, representative illustrations, and a timeline that places the artwork in its historical context. All of these elements are presented in a playful, eye-catching manner that will appeal to a wide range of young readers. The book also features numerous ideas for projects that kids can undertake themselves and offers helpful suggestions for learning more about each style. Children will find hours of fun reading that will equip them with essential knowledge―enhancing and deepening their understanding of art history and inspiring them in their own artistic endeavors.

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    $14.95
  3. 13 Modern Artists Children Should Know

    From Cubism to cartoons, this book of eye-popping art and engaging activities introduces young readers to modern art.Picasso, Chagall, Calder, Lichtenstein, Hockney―these artists and the others profiled here offer a world of interest to children. This exciting exploration of modern, Pop, and postmodern art is designed to appeal to young minds. Large illustrations brimming with color; fascinating explanations and biographical information; do-it-yourself activities, quizzes and a helpful glossary and timeline are all part of the vibrant book. Children will be drawn to the stories and interactive opportunities as they discover these important artists who changed the world.

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    $14.95
  4. 13 Painters Children Should Know

    It’s never too early to introduce children to art. Featuring thirteen painters from a variety of historical periods and styles, this book demonstrates just how interesting and exciting art can be. From the fantastic images of Hieronymus Bosch to the romantic idealism of Titian, the gorgeous colors of Cézanne to Jean-Michel Basquiat’s African- and street art-inspired figures—each painter is presented in chronologically arranged double-page spreads that feature beautiful reproductions, interesting facts, biographical information, and comparisons to other painters. Fun to read and informative, this latest addition to the “Children Should Know” series offers young readers inspiration and encouragement to develop a further interest in all kinds of art.

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