Katie and the Impressionists by James Mayhew

Katie and the Impressionists

Written by James Mayhew
Illustrated by
Part of the Katie Series


Katie and the Impressionists by James Mayhew

Join Katie as she steps into some of the most famous paintings in the world for an exciting art adventure! Katie would love to give Grandma a bunch of flowers for her birthday - but just where will she find the perfect bouquet? If only she were able to gather some flowers from the beautiful paintings in the gallery...'A wonderful way to engage children with art. A brilliant combination of education and storytelling' - Parents in Touch (Katie's Picture Show)This first introduction to Impressionism features five great masterpieces: The Luncheon and The Field With Poppies by Claude Monet, A Girl With a Watering Can and Her First Evening Out by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, The Blue Dancers by Edgar Degas.Classic picture book character, Katie, has been delighting children for over 25 years. Why not collect all 13 titles in the series?Katie's Picture ShowKatie and the Mona LisaKatie and the SunflowersKatie and the British ArtistsKatie and the Waterlily PondKatie and the Starry NightKatie and the Spanish PrincessKatie and the BathersKatie in LondonKatie's London ChristmasKatie in ScotlandKatie and the Dinosaurs


Fun and funny * The Times * A little girl is magically transported into great paintings. Fun and funny. * The Times * Combines visual appeal with humour * The Times * [This] lighthearted approach to art appreciation will whet the appetites of youngsters preparing to visit an art museum for the first time * Booklist *

About the Author

James Mayhew is a popular author/illustrator whose many books include the Katie books, published by Orchard and The Kingfisher Book of Tales from Russia. He lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and son.

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32 pages


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Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

29th July 2014



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