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DRAW WITH SCISSORS

Max Hollein, Nina Hollein

Cut-out Fun with Matisse

Henri Matisse created some of his most exquisite works by cutting shapes out of paper. Delightfully entertaining and playfully inventive, his “drawings with scissors” are also a superb introduction to the most basic artistic concepts: color, line, and form.

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MAJOR EVENTS IN ART HISTORY

Brad Finger

13 Art Movements Children Should Know

Filled with gorgeous color reproductions and packed with fascinating information, this beautiful book presents a chronological sampling of the world’s important artistic styles. Double-page spreads provide a detailed description of each movement.

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QUIRKY AND INSPIRING

Philippe UG

Robots, Watch Out, Water About!

You don’t have to be an eight-year-old boy to appreciate the plight of a robot caught in the rain—if, that is, the story is told in pop-up images by the brilliant Philippe UG. Following his hugely successful Funny Birds, Philippe UG has created a pop-up storybook filled with color, movement, shape, and charm.

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FIRST PAINTINGS - FIRST WORDS

Doris Kutschbach

Art: A World of Words

This beautiful introduction to art and language features some of the world’s most beloved masterpieces as it entices children to discover art, language, objects, and colors. The works of Renoir, Kandinsky, Dürer, Rousseau, Franz Marc, and others are featured in beautiful full-page reproductions.

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Prestel Publishing: new children's books on art, architecture and photography. Illustrated books and coloring books.