Children's Art/Architecture
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Leonardo Da Vinci
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.
Ballet for Martha: Making Appalachian Spring
Ballet for Martha
Making Appalachian Spring
1st Edition    School & Library      ISBN: 1596433388
Martha Graham : trailblazing choreographer Aaron Copland : distinguished American composer Isamu Noguchi : artist, sculptor, craftsman Award-winning authors Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan tell the story behind the scenes of the collaboration that created APPALACHIAN SPRING, from its inception through the score’s composition to Martha’s intense rehearsal process. The authors’ collaborator is two-time Sibert Honor winner Brian Floca, whose vivid watercolors bring both the process and the performance to life.
Ballerina Dreams: A True Story
Ballerina Dreams
A True Story
School & Library      ISBN: 0312370296
A true story of love, hope, and courage follows five little girls from Bayside, Queens who wanted to be ballerinas and did not let physical disabilities, or crutches, or wheelchairs, or walkers, get in the way of their dreams. 75,000 first printing.
Draw What You See: The Life and Art of Benny Andrews
Draw What You See
The Life and Art of Benny Andrews
School & Library      ISBN: 0544104870
Looks at the life of the artist Benny Andrews illustrated with his original paintings, from his childhood and youth in rural Georgia, through his studies in Chicago and his activism and artistic success in New York City.
The Prehistoric Masters of Literature
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.
Manuscript Pad for Children
Manuscript Pad for Children
Paperback      ISBN: 1562221248
Frank O. Gehry: Outside in
Frank O. Gehry
Outside in
Hardcover      ISBN: 0789426773
From the Guggenheim Bilbao to the "Fred and Ginger" building in Prague, an architect's dynamic and sometimes startling work is profiled in an accessible and inspiring biography for young readers. By the authors of Chuck Close, Up Close. 15,000 first printing.
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.
Captured in Miniature: Mughal Lives Through Mughal Art
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.
Andrew Wyeth
Andrew Wyeth
Hardcover      ISBN: 0810939568
Examines the life and work of the popular American artist, and describes the major themes in his paintings