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.
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.
Leonardo Da Vinci in 30 Seconds
Paperback ISBN: 1782405321
Children will learn about the life of the original Renaissance man, and will discover how da Vincis influence, from his masterpiece paintings to his innovative inventions, has shaped art and culture in the modern world. Each spread in Leonardo da Vinci in 30 Second presented in a neat, 30-second soundbite, supported by a 3-second flash summary and full-page, colorful illustration. Active missions support the topics and encourage kids to find out more. With stunning artwork, the attention-grabbing format is engaging and immediate, introducing readers aged from 8 up to the legacy of a genius.
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.
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.
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.