In the spirit of Harold and the Purple Crayon, Patrick McDonnell's Art introduces you to an imaginative and colorful world of splotches, blotches, squiggles, curlicues, and more. A young artist, Art is your lively guide into this captivating and dynamic book. Art celebrates art (and Art) with a simple text that's full of life, creations that practically dance off the pages, and a surprising and heartwarming ending. It is an expression of pure joy. This imaginative picture book, from the creator of the Mutts comic strip, is recommended for ages 3 to 6.
A rhyming tribute to a budding young artist.
Patrick McDonnell is the creator of the Mutts comic strip, which recently celebrated its tenth anniversary. He has illustrated for the New York Times, Sports Illustrated, Reader's Digest, Time, Parents, and other journals, done CD covers for the Greatest Hit classical music series, and created a license plate for his home state of New Jersey. Hailed as "the next Charles Schulz," Patrick sits on the board of directors of the Humane Society of the United States, and has won numerous awards for both Mutts and his animal welfare work. He is the co-author of Krazy Kat: The Comic Art of George Herriman and also contributed a story to Little Lit: It Was a Dark and Silly Night, edited by Art Spiegelman and FranÃ§oise Mouly (HarperCollins, 2003).
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