Leonardo Da Vinci
Hardcover ISBN: 161689766x
Discover the magnificent art of Leonardo da Vinci, Renaissance master, through this newest addition to the popular Meet the Artist! series. Leonardo's full range of work, from his exquisite paintings and sculptures to his brilliant inventionsand codes, is included in this pop-up activity book. Flaps, cutouts, and pull tabs invite young readers and budding artists to engage in a hands-on exploration of history's most creative genius and even create their own ideal city.
Captured in Miniature
Mughal Lives Through Mughal Art
Hardcover ISBN: 0944142613
Introduces the art of miniature painting as practiced by the artists who illustrated books for the Mogul court, and shows how their paintings of rulers, nature, clothing, their work, and other subjects reveals life in the Mogul Empire.
The Prehistoric Masters of Literature
Hardcover ISBN: 1633220982
Read classic literature from the eyes of the dinosaurs, and learn about the literary greats through humorous, prehistoric mashups and fun, dinosaur-themed facts. Jurassic Classics: The Prehistoric Masters of Literature mixes prehistoric dinosaur humor with some of the great names of literary history to teach the classics in a fun and inviting way for children of all ages. The first book in a new series,The Prehistoric Masters of Literature, features an assortment of well-known, classic authors, such as the Bronte sisters, Jane Austen, and William Shakespeare, all under the guise of favorite dinosaur mashups (i.e. the "Brontesaurus" sisters).The Prehistoric Masters of Literature features a brief "dino" biography of each author, with real facts intertwined and modified to fit with the prehistoric theme. Each biographical spread also includes a short mini book of one of the author's classic novels, glued into the last pages. For instance, an abridged version of Wuthering Swamp Heightsis included alongside the Brontesaurus sisters' biography. With the timeless popularity of dinosaur subjects for children, this new series is sure to engage and delight, as well as teach children about famous figures in history.
Pocket Full of Colors
The Magical World of Mary Blair, Disney Artist Extraordinaire
School & Library ISBN: 1481461311
Amy Guglielmo, Jacqueline Tourville, and Brigette Barrager team up to tell the joyful and unique story of the trailblazing Disney artist Mary Blair. Mary Blair lived her life in color: vivid, wild color. From her imaginative childhood to her career as an illustrator, designer, and animator for Walt Disney Studios, Mary wouldn’t play by the rules. At a time when studios wanted to hire men and think in black and white, Mary painted twinkling emerald skies, peach giraffes with tangerine spots, and magenta horses that could fly. She painted her world.
The Story of the Incredible Orchestra
An Introduction to Musical Instruments and the Symphony Orchestra
School & Library ISBN: 0395960525
An entertaining history of the orchestra and all of the instruments traces the development and trends of music for the past four hundred years and is filled with tons of fun facts, from the "tooters, strings, and beaters" of the 1600s to the keyboard synthesizers of today.