The How Artists See Jr. board books are a child's first introduction to the magic and beauty of art. Like a miniature museum exhibit that parent and child can explore together, each book features twelve diverse works of art from around the world, centered on a theme that little ones love: Babies, Dogs, Horses, or Trains.This enlightened and proven approach for bringing art to children is ideal for the board book set. The apples to apples comparisons will engage young children, helping them see the familiar in unfamiliar ways, while the books comfortable size and colorful presentation will make them lasting family favorites. Designed specifically to encourage parent-child interaction, the books also feature a Parents Guideon their back covers suggesting questions for Mom or Dad to ask while browsing.Adapted from the acclaimed How Artists See series by Colleen Carroll, the concise, appealing How Artists See Jr. format gives young learners a taste of the many exciting ways in which artists see their world. Once they have finished looking at the books, kids may want to create some art of their own!Age Range: 2- to 6-year-olds
Colleen Carroll is an educational consultant for MTV, USA Today, the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History, Black Entertainment Television, CNBC, Channel One, and The Edison Project. She is the author of the original How Artists See series published by Abbeville Press. She previously taught sixth grade in California and now lives in New York.
Praise for the How Artists See Jr. series:
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"A great way to introduce art to the very young." The Virginian-Pilot
"Boy do I have some great board books for your little art lovers." The Well-Read Child
"Abbeville revamps its series How Artists See very successfully in board book form. Topics…all have child appeal." Booklist
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