Wideness and Wonder The Art and Life of Georgia O'Keeffe by Susan Goldman Rubin


Wideness and Wonder The Art and Life of Georgia O'Keeffe by Susan Goldman Rubin

SALES HANDLE: A visually striking book about an important and extremely popular artist KEY SELLING POINTS: -- Both Chronicle and Susan Rubin have strong critical and sales track records with their art publishing. -- Perfect for book reports NOTABLE AUTHORS OR CONTRIBUTORS TO PROJECT: * Susan Rubin's past books and accolades: WITH CHRONICLE Delicious / F07 / $15.95 / 9780811851688 / 8,956 gross / 6% returns --School Library Journal starred review --Kirkus starred review Counting with Wayne Thiebaud / BB / S07 / $6.99 / 0-8118-5720-4 / 20,875 gross / 3% returns Andy Warhol's Colors / BB / S07 / $6.99 / 0-8118-5721-2 / 27,776 gross / 3% returns Matisse Dance for Joy / BB / S08 / $6.99 / 0-8118-6288-7 / 11,147 gross / 5% returns Magritte's Imagination / BB / S09 / $7.99 / 0-8118-6583-5 / 3,871 gross / 7% returns Jacob Lawrence in the City / BB / S09 / $7.99 / 0-8118-6582-7 / 2,765 gross / 15% returns OTHER PUBLISHERS The Yellow House: Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin Side by Side (Abrams, 0810945886) '...incisive, accessible analysis...' --Publishers Weekly 'Rubin's elegant, simple text offers plenty of biographical detail...Best of all are Rubin's wonderfully accessible observations . ..which will encourage kids to really look at the works and find their own connections with the images.' --Booklist 2002 CCBC Choice Degas and the Dance: The Painter and the Petits Rats Perfecting Their Art (Abrams, 0810905671) 'This is a lovely book, one for dancers as much as for art appreciation.' --School Library Journal 'The compact, quite readable text ...takes readers into the rehearsal studios with Degas.' -Booklist ALA Notable, 2003 Fireflies in the Dark (Scholastic, 0439296943) 'Elegant in appearance, devastating in content, almost overwhelming in its quiet intensity, this book is a shining augmentation to the literature of the Holocaust.' --School Library Journal 2000 SCBWI Golden Kite Honor book 2000 Sydney Taylor Book Award for Older Readers, Honor There Goes the Neighborhood: 10 Buildings People Loved to Hate (Holiday House, 0823414353) '...an intelligent, entertaining look at ...architecture.' --Booklist Art Against the Odds: from Slave Quilts to Prison Paintings (Crown, 0375824065) '...written in clear, accessible language, Rubin's stories ...are gripping.' --Booklist Junior Library Guild Selection, 2004 Booklist '10 Best Art Books for Youth,' 2004 Margaret Bourke White (Abrams, 0810943816) 'Rubin's understated, seemingly effortless narrative will cause readers to sit up and notice.' --Publishers Weekly 'Rubin does a brilliant job of bringing in personal elements that resonate with real emotion ...by far one of the best biographies of the year.' --Booklist 2000 Children's Literature Council of Southern California Award for Outstanding Work of Nonfiction ALA Best Book for Young Adults, 2000 Smithsonian Notable Book for Children Books for the Teen-age by the NY Public Library

About the Author

Susan Goldman Rubin grew up in the Bronx and dreamed of becoming an artist. As a young woman, she studied painting and drawing and began to show her work in galleries. Now she lives in Malibu, California.

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124 pages


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Chronicle Books

Publication date

31st December 2010



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