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First book of art

Art history and artists
First book of art

  • An inspiring and practical introduction to art and artists from around the world, with arty things to make and do inspired by some of the artists’ methods and ideas.
  • Activities include fruity faces in the style of Arcimboldo, ancient Egyptian hippo statues, Rousseau-like jungle-print birds, and lots more.
  • Includes full-colour reproductions of works by Turner, Monet, Singer Sargent, Delauney and other artists, and with highlighted points to spot and think about on each page.
  • An inspiring and practical introduction to art and artists for young children.
“They'll be painting like Turner in no time.”
Sunday Express S Magazine - Best for Artists June 2008


Key Stage: EYFS/KS1 A, E; Age 4+

BIC: A5N79

Price: £9.99
ISBN: 9781409577737
64 pages
270 x 230mm

Author/Editor: Rosie Dickins

Illustrator: Philip Hopman

Press Reviews

A simple lively introduction to famous works of art and artists for the very young. The imaginative projects encourage a hands-on approach, which adds to the fun.
Good Book Guide June 2008