How Artists See (6 Book Collection) I  -     By: Colleen Carroll
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Abbeville Press / 2008 / Hardcover

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Format: Hardcover
Vendor: Abbeville Press
Publication Date: 2008
ISBN: 0789209624
ISBN-13: 9780789209627
Availability: In Stock
Ages: 5-12
Series: How Artists See

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With over 200,000 copies in print, the How Artists See series has introduced thousandsof children to the timeless visions of some of the worldGÇÖs most celebratedartists. Now all twelve books in this remarkable series are available in boxed setsof four and six volumes, making it easy for parents, grandparents and teachersalike to build a meaningful art library designed especially for young minds.In How Artists See children learn about the world by looking at art and aboutart by looking at the world. Each volume presents sixteen diverse works of artdevoted to a subject familiar to children through their own experience, organizedinto four subcategories for better comparison and contrast. Author Colleen Carrollengages readers with open-ended questions about the works, stimulating theirthoughts, building their visual literacy and communication skills, and expandingtheir own artistic imaginations. For children curious to learn more about the artistsfeatured, short biographies are provided at the end of each volume, along with suggestionsfor further reading and a list of museums where the artists' works can beseen.Handsomely packaged in sturdy slipcased sets, these classic books make idealgifts for the home and essential resources for the classroom. As teaching tools theyare especially versatile, being readily adaptable to grades K-6 and intersecting withdisciplines as various as literature, history, science, and social studies through themany activities detailed in the series TeachersGÇÖ Guide (available separately).Whether poring over MatisseGÇÖs goldfish, Jacob LawrenceGÇÖs Olympic athletes, orHiroshigeGÇÖs moonlit cityscapes, readers of How Artists See will delight in discoveringhow the world can be transformed by great artistsGÇÖ creativityGÇöand their own.

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