Collins Big Cat: What Are You Looking At?: Band 15/Emerald by Clare Gittings


Collins Big Cat: What Are You Looking At?: Band 15/Emerald by Clare Gittings

This fascinating book, written in conjunction with the London National Portrait Gallery, examines what portraits are and what they can tell you about the sitter (and the artist) through examining some of the world's greatest portraits. * Emerald/Band 15 books provide a widening range of genres including science fiction and biography, prompting more ways to respond to texts. * Text type - Information book * There is a useful glossary and index of pictures on pages 44-45 and a quiz on page 47, where readers have to guess the portrait from a given detail. * Curriculum links - Art and design: the roles and purposes of artists, craftspeople and designers; History: Victorian Britain. * This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader

About the Author

Clare Gittings has been a primary school teacher, a VSO teacher educator in the Republic of Maldives, and has been responsible for all primary school visits to the National Portrait Gallery, London, since 1989. Her published works range from a book on brass-rubbing, written when she was fourteen, to academic works of historical research. She has written extensively for children and their teachers, helping them to enjoy and see more in portraits.

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Contains Paperback
48 pages
Interest Age: From 7


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Publication date

4th January 2007



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