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Bach to the Rescue!!!: How a Rich Dude Who Couldn't Sleep Inspired the Greatest Music Ever
Bach to the Rescue!!!
How a Rich Dude Who Couldn't Sleep Inspired the Greatest Music Ever
School & Library      ISBN: 1419731645
When a rich dude cannot sleep his constant shouting for Johann Gottlieb Goldberg to play him harpsichord music leaves the entire town tired and grumpy night after night, until Johann Sebastian Bach visits and changes things.
Books!
Books!
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.
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.
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
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.
Tell Me a Picture: Adventures in Looking at Art
Tell Me a Picture
Adventures in Looking at Art
School & Library      ISBN: 1847806422
Provides guidance to young readers for studying paintings and illustrations from the National Gallery in London to find the story within each.
Bad Boys of Fashion: Style Rebels and Renegades Through the Ages
Bad Boys of Fashion
Style Rebels and Renegades Through the Ages
Paperback      ISBN: 1773212427
Sashay away, ladies: it’s the boys’ turn for the fashion spotlight. From Louis XIV to Kanye West, Jennifer Croll takes us on a tour of daring and different men throughout history who have all used fashion to get what they want. Just as she did in her award-winning Bad Girls of Fashion, Croll shows us the power of clothes and the links between fashion and politics, art, social movements, and more. Croll's lively and engaging prose draws in the reader, providing enough information to satisfy both budding fashionistas and pop-culture junkies alike. Aneta Pacholska’s illustrations are modern and fun, perfectly complementing the text and making the book as exciting to look at as it is to read. In-depth features include Louis XIV, Oscar Wilde, Marlon Brando, Malcolm X, Andy Warhol, Karl Lagerfeld, Clyde Frazier, Malcolm McLaren, David Bowie, and Kanye West, with a diverse array of shorter biographies enriching the text.
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.
Modern Art Mayhem
Modern Art Mayhem
Paperback      ISBN: 1682970388
When the director of the local art gallery calls in sick, it’s up to YOU to put everything together in time for the local competition. Do you know enough about modern art to WOW the judges and WIN the competition? Do you know your Warhol from their Weiwei? Will you be able to uncover the mystery of the counterfeit paintings? Make your way through this thrilling adventure, using your art knowledge to decide how the plot unfolds. Complete your mission and become an artistic whizz, A glossary explains tricky words and provides added reference material.
Dali: The Great Artists Collection
Dali
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!