The Dot is a wonderful story of a girl who thinks she cannot to art. At her art teacher's insistance , she finally makes a dot on the paper, and then begins to try other ways to make dots. Along the way, she begins to see herself as a artist. It's a great beginning of the year book, and one all students can relate to in one way or another.
Pigasso, a talented pig, and Mootisse, an artistic bull, live across the road from one another, but when conflicts arise they build fences that ultimately become modern art masterpieces. Includes biographies of the real-life artists, Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso.
These picture books about art are a great way to expose kids to famous works of art , the lives of artists and even to a little geography all without having to leave your house (or classroom!). From children ages 4 to 12+, there's a book for everyone in this selection!
Everyone who loves art, Babar, or children will love Babar's Gallery. The old train station in Celesteville stands empty - should it be torn down? 'No!' declare Celeste and Babar, who decide to turn it into an art museum.