A Visual Encyclopedia
Paperback ISBN: 1465461787
The most visual and comprehensive encyclopedia for children that charts the evolution of the world's greatest cultural achievements in painting, sculpture, photography, music, and dance, supporting the arts in STEAM education. Kids can trace the development of painting, from prehistoric cave drawings to the Mona Lisa to contemporary art; discover the evolution of sculpture, from the Great Sphinx at Giza to modern day abstract forms; find out about photography, from the early "camera obscura" to digital imagery; read the story of music, from classical and jazz to rock and roll; and put on their dancing shoes for some ballroom, ballet, modern dance, and more. Stunning images bring each subject to life, and clear text and annotations provide comprehensive, age-appropriate coverage. Full of amazing facts, clear explanations, and awe-inspiring photography, The Arts: A Visual Encyclopedia is the essential introduction to the cultural world for children. Series Overview: DK's Visual Encyclopedias are the first substantial series of encyclopedias aimed at young children, designed to excite and entertain, while offering a comprehensive overview of core subjects. From science and the human body to animals, the ocean, space, and more, each book combines fun facts, amazing pictures, and crystal-clear explanations to take kids into the wonders of our world.
Black Music Greats
Hardcover ISBN: 1786034719
Each '40 Inspiring Icons' title introduces readers to a fascinating non-fiction subject through its 40 most famous people or groups. In this book, 40 of the most inspirational movers, shakers and innovators in black music history are waiting to be heard. Find out about each artists most iconic shows, genre defining techniques, friends, rivals and nicknames. Each artist profile is complete with 5 must-listen-to tracks: perfect for the budding audiophile.
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.
The Great Artists Collection
Paperback ISBN: 1464302731
The Great Artists Collection is one of a series of gift packs containing a 64-page paperback book in a lavish folder with 6 free ready-to-frame 8 x 10 prints. Each book features a biography of each artist, looking at their life and their legacy, and useful fact boxes talk about the artists 'Great Works' and include fascinating information to improve the reader's knowledge of each artist. A fabulous gift pack which includes a 64-page paperback book and 6 ready-to-frame keepsake 8 x 10 prints on one of the world's most recognized artists!
Hardcover ISBN: 1623260205
A large-format reissue of the 1962 classic celebrating the importance of books combines vintage illustrations and sumptuous typography that celebrate the unlimited world of language, stories and imagination that children can discover through reading.
Frank O. Gehry
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.