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.
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
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.
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.
Funky Things to Draw: 8 Books in One
Funky Things to Draw
8 Books in One
by Hinkler
Hardcover      ISBN: 1741829429
Diego Rivera: His World and Ours
Diego Rivera
His World and Ours
School & Library      ISBN: 0810997312
Tells the story of Diego as a young, mischievous boy who demonstrated a clear passion for art and then went on to become one of the most famous painters in the world.
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.
The Best Scenes for Kids, Ages 7-15
The Best Scenes for Kids, Ages 7-15
Paperback      ISBN: 1495011798
Collects fifty scenes for child performers to use during auditions and school classes, including selections from such playwrights as Don Nigro, Jenny Lyn Bader, Eric Coble, and Constance Congdon.
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.
The Story of the Incredible Orchestra: An Introduction to Musical Instruments and the Symphony Orchestra
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.