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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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INSPIRED BY LEONARDO DA VINCI

Géraldine Elschner

Funny Machines for George the Sheep

This delightful introduction to the inventions of Leonardo da Vinci teaches young readers about the painstaking but rewarding art of design and discovery. Cleverly invoking the mechanical genius of Leonardo da Vinci, it explores the art of invention through an entertaining story.

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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.