Children's Book of Art

Children's Book of Art

by DK

Hardcover

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Overview

This engaging guide takes children on an international tour of the world's greatest art, from the first daubs of paint in prehistoric caves to today's performance art. It includes all of the important art movements, from Renaissance to Rococo, as well as the great painters from all these eras. However, the approach is to look at art as an international exchange of ideas, not a straight history of western art. The book includes art from all countries, from aboriginal art to totem poles.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756655112
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 09/21/2009
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 528,393
Product dimensions: 10.20(w) x 12.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 7 - 12 Years

About the Author

DK Publishing was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children, and produces content for consumers in more than 87 countries and 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivaled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. It has a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products. DK's adult range spans travel—including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides—history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK's extensive children's list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGObooks. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher Rough Guides.

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Children's Book of Art 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
laceyfield on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Summary:This book is about art. It teaches students to know that art ¿can be so many things.¿ It may be ugly in one persons eyes but beautiful to someone else. The book explains how art used to be used on cave walls and in desert rocks. There are different sections such as ¿How to carve wood,¿ ¿How to sculpt marble,¿ and ¿How to create land art.¿ There are also many examples of art. It teaches about representational or abstract art and one dimensional or three dimensional arts.Personal Reflection:I thought this book was very educational. It explains many different aspects of art. I liked that it even taught the readers about the artists as well.Classroom Extensions:1. This will be a great book to teach the students about art and the dimensions.2. This is a great book to introduce famous artists to the students.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago