Tapestries and Textiles by Louise Spilsbury, Rob Childs


Tapestries and Textiles by Louise Spilsbury, Rob Childs

Featuring six tapestries and textiles from around the world, this book explores the stories told through the art form, from medieval legend in The Lady and the Unicorn to biblical tale in Harriet Powers' Bible quilt. Each tapestry and textile is looked at in detail, and a more general introduction to the medium provides historical context. Fun, step-by-step projects show children how to create their own stained glass windows, using the techniques of the art form. Print a pattern, make a Ghanaian Fante flag or weave your own tapestry! The Stories in Art series explores the narratives told through different art mediums. A great introduction to the history of art for children at Key Stage 2.

About the Author

Louise Spilsbury is a prolific children's book author. She has written titles on almost every subject, from science and geography through to world affairs, social issues, art, history, and literacy. Louise is married to the author Richard Spilsbury and has two children. She lives and works in Devon.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Publication date

23rd July 2015



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