Whether itís Leonardo da Vinciís mysterious Mona Lisa, Vermeerís vibrant depictions of light, Van Goghís mesmerizing brush strokes, or Matisseís playful cutouts, the art featured here is introduced in a format and style that will appeal to children. The book proceeds chronologically, accompanied by a timeline to offer helpful historical context. Each artistís entry includes a concise biography, beautiful reproductions of major works, and lively texts that speak directly to young readers. Games, quizzes and other activities help readers learn about the significant contributions of each artist in a way that is both fun and inspiring. Additional information about museums,
suggestions for further reading, and online resources will satisfy the most curious minds.
ANGELA WENZEL is a museum educator and an author of numerous art books for children, including titles in Prestelís Adventures in Art series.
56 colour illustrations