Children's Art/Architecture
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10-Minute Plays for Kids
10-Minute Plays for Kids
Paperback      ISBN: 1495053393
(Applause Acting Series). In 10-Minute Plays for Kids , young thespians will find terrific plays by some of our most prominent playwrights such as Sharyn Rothstein, Alex Broun, Jenny Lyn Bader, Claudia I. Haas, and Mark Harvey Levine, and by others less well known but equally terrific such as Sharai Bohannon, Suzanne Bailie, and Shirley King. The characters and situations portrayed are perfect for the kid actor. Some of the plays explore relatable tales of friendship and family, while others allow the actors to take on the personas of nonhuman characters, such as fish and chess pieces! 10-Minute Plays for Kids is ideal for theater students, youth groups, and acting classes.
Linnea in Monet's Garden
Linnea in Monet's Garden
Hardcover      ISBN: 9129583144
A little girl visits the home and garden of Claude Monet at Giverny, France, and learns about the artist's paintings and his life. The illustrations include photographs of the painter and his family as well as examples of his work.
Nina: Jazz Legend and Civil-Rights Activist Nina Simone
Nina
Jazz Legend and Civil-Rights Activist Nina Simone
Hardcover      ISBN: 1580898270
A stunning picture-book biography of the High Priestess of Soul and one of the greatest voices of the 20th century. With evocative black-and-white illustrations and moving prose, readers are introduced to Nina Simone, jazz-music legend and civil-rights activist. Shared as a lullaby to her daughter, a soulful song recounts Simone's career, the trials she faced as an African American woman, and the stand she took during the Civil Rights Movement. This poignant picture book offers a melodic tale that is both a historic account of an iconic figure and an extraordinary look at how far we've come and how far we still need to go for social justice and equality. A timeless and timely message aptly appropriate for today's social and political climates.
Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction
Cathedral
The Story of Its Construction
Paperback      ISBN: 0395316685
Presents an ingenious, splendidly illustrated look at the step-by-step building and construction of a thirteenth-century Gothic cathedral
Architecture According to Pigeons
Architecture According to Pigeons
Hardcover      ISBN: 0714863890
Pigeon, Speck Lee Tailfeather, takes the reader on a journey, touring the world's most iconic architecture, including the Sydney Opera House, Tower Bridge, and Agbar Tower.
Manuscript Pad for Children
Manuscript Pad for Children
Paperback      ISBN: 1562221248
Origami and Haiku: Inspired by Japanese Artwork
Origami and Haiku
Inspired by Japanese Artwork
Paperback      ISBN: 1536202738
The perfect combination of origami, haiku, and Japanese art all in one book This stunning book features three beautiful Japanese art forms in one. For each animal or object, children will be able to read the haiku, enjoy a corresponding work from the British Museum collection, and then make the origami figure! With clear, simple directions for thirteen animals or objects and fifty sheets of origami paper, this is the perfect introduction to the art of paper folding.
The School of Art
The School of Art
Hardcover      ISBN: 1847807003
Welcome to the School of Art! Here you will learn how to make great art with this fully-illustrated collection of fun and informative lessons. Follow the five professors as they work togetherto deliver 40 demonstrations - each one accompanied by a guided activity for you to try at home - to help you to understand the basics of art and design, including composition, color, line, shape, and perspective.
Romeo and Juliet: For Kids
Romeo and Juliet
For Kids
Paperback      ISBN: 1552092291
A retelling in rhymed couplets of Shakespeare's tragedy of ill-fated young lovers is accompanied by illustrations from the author's second-grade class
Music
Music
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0753465957
Uses cartoon-style characters to explain basic concepts in music, discussing the basic characteristics of music, musical notation, musical instruments, and styles of music.