Hidden away in each of the paintings that make up this children's book are a number of features. Whether the reader is searching for a set of pink shoes or a chair in the air this is a terrific way to learn to appreciate art.
In her debut picture book, Misty Copeland tells the story of a young girl--an every girl--whose confidence is fragile and who is questioning her own ability to reach the heights that Misty has reached. Misty encourages this young girl's faith in herself and shows her exactly how, through hard work and dedication, she too can become Firebird.Lyrical and affecting text paired with bold, striking illustrations that are some of Caldecott Honoree Christopher Myers's best work, makes Firebird perfect for aspiring ballerinas everywhere.
Superb design, magnificent illustrations, and clearly presented information distinguish all of David Macaulay's books. Whether chronicling the monumental achievements of past civilizations or satirizing modern architecture, he is concerned above all in how constructions are made and what their effects are on people and their lives.
When the director of the local art gallery calls in sick, it's up to YOU to put everything together in time for the local competition. Do you know enough about modern art to WOW the judges and WIN the competition? Do you know your Warhol from their Weiwei? Will you be able to uncover the mystery of the counterfeit paintings? Make your way through this thrilling adventure, using your art knowledge to decide how the plot unfolds. Complete your mission and become an artistic whizz, A glossary explains tricky words and provides added reference material.
Award-winning author and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh tells the story of Amalia Hern ndez, dancer and founder of El Ballet Folkl rico de M xico.As a child, Amalia Hern ndez saw a pair of dancers in the town square. The way they stomped and swayed to the rhythm of the beat inspired her. She knew one day she would become a dancer. Amalia studied ballet and modern dance under the direction of skilled teachers who had performed in world-renowned dance companies. But she never forgot the folk dance she had seen years earlier. She began traveling through the Mexican countryside, witnessing the dances of many regions, and she used her knowledge of ballet and modern dance to adapt the traditional dances to the stage. She founded her own dance company, a group that became known as el Ballet Folkl rico de M xico. Using his signature illustration style, inspired by the ancient art of the Mixtecs, award-winning author and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh tells the story of Amalia Hern ndez and the formation of the Folkloric Ballet, one of the most famous and successful dance companies in the world.
Beyond a STEM book for kids, this is an introductory primer to learn about the "A" in "STEAM" The Arts.
Little Leonardo's Fascinating World of the Arts is a great way to encourage kids' interests in all manner of artistic pursuits that they might aspire to. With a STEAM education, students receive a broader range of knowledge. This volume introduces children to the many different types of creative fields in the arts--including drawing and painting, music and dance, writing, design, architecture, and photography.
- A STEAM book for kids 4-8
- Grade level preschool-3
- Overview of the field of art
- Non-fiction picture book
- 24 fully color illustrated pages
This series of books featuring illustrations by popular artist Greg Paprocki is the perfect way to encourage your brilliant child's interest in all facets of the educational STEAM curriculum: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics. Every child will be enticed by the fun and surprising details revealed in Paprocki's cool and colorful artwork on every page.
Greg Paprocki works full-time as an illustrator and book designer. He has illustrated several Curious George books, as well as The Big Book of Superheroes for Gibbs Smith. He began his career as an advertising art director after studying fine art and graphic design at the University of Nebraska. He lives in Omaha, Nebraska.
Bob Cooper has been an editor for more than 20 years, working with everything from comic books to legal briefs. He lives near Salt Lake City.
In Bear Run, Pennsylvania, a home unlike any other perches atop a waterfall. The water's tune plays differently in each of its sunlight-dappled rooms; the structure itself blends effortlessly into the rock and forest behind it. This is Fallingwater, a masterpiece equally informed by meticulous research and unbounded imagination, designed by the lauded American architect Frank Lloyd Wright.
This book guides young readers through Wright's process designing Fallingwater, from his initial inspirations to the home's breathtaking culmination. It is a exploration of a man, of dreams, and of the creative process; a celebration of potential. Graceful prose and rich, dynamic illustrations breathe life into the story of Frank and Fallingwater, a man and home utterly unlike any other.
A Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books 2017 Blue Ribbon Book
A National Council for the Social Studies Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People