The Impressionists by Rosie Dickins


The Impressionists by Rosie Dickins

The story of one of the major art movements of the 19th Century told for children ready to tackle longer and more complex stories. Today, Impressionist paintings draw huge crowds and sell for millions. But when they were first painted they caused public outrage. This is the fascinating story of those called The Impressionists. With reproductions of Impressionist paintings and details of the lives of the painters, and internet links to websites to find out more. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.


'This book is very well made. I would suggest any artist read this book!' - Libraries Diary; 'Irresistible for children learning to read' - Child Education Plus; 'Crack reading and make confident and enthusiastic readers with this fantastic reading programme' - Julia Eccleshare'

About the Author

Rosie Dickins grew up in England and Hong Kong. An avid reader, she always loved writing her own stories. After studying literature at Oxford University, art in Paris and plenty of travelling, she settled in London, where she now works for Usborne Publishing. She is the author of over forty fiction and non-fiction children's books, including award-winning art books.

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64 pages
Interest Age: 7+


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Publication date

27th March 2009



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