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Discovering Architecture
Discovering Architecture
Hardcover      ISBN: 1787080293
Who built the first houses? What
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.
Walk This Underground World
Walk This Underground World
School & Library      ISBN: 1536208566
Dan Zanes' House Party!: A Family Roots Music Treasury
Dan Zanes' House Party!
A Family Roots Music Treasury
Paperback      ISBN: 0760362017
The Grammy Award-winning music artist presents a rich curation of folk songs representing a cross-section of the American music experience and the multicultural histories that shaped it, complementing each entry with historical information and string instrument chord charts.
Who Built That? Bridges: An Introduction to Ten Great Bridges and Their Designers
Who Built That? Bridges
An Introduction to Ten Great Bridges and Their Designers
Hardcover      ISBN: 1616895160
Presents ten of the most important bridges in the world, from the world's first cast-iron bridge to the tallest bridge in the world, introducing the engineer or architect of each.
Pocket Full of Colors: The Magical World of Mary Blair, Disney Artist Extraordinaire
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.
13 Artists Children Should Know
13 Artists Children Should Know
Hardcover      ISBN: 3791341731
Offers profiles of thirteen artists, from Leonardo da Vinci to Andy Warhol, presents a few of their best-known works, and discusses their styles and techniques.
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.
Viva Frida
Viva Frida
Spanish    School & Library      ISBN: 1596436034
Bilingual text, accompanied by colorful photographs, explores the famous artist's life, and illuminates the laughter, love, and tragedy that influenced her work.
Roots and Blues: A Celebration
Roots and Blues
A Celebration
School & Library      ISBN: 0547235542
Lyrical poems and prose explore how Blues music has been part of everyday life throughout history, from its origins in the sounds of the earth, through slaves' voices singing of freedom, to today's greatest performers--and listeners.