Katie's Picture Show by James Mayhew
  

Katie's Picture Show

Written by James Mayhew
Illustrated by
Part of the Katie Series

RRP £6.99

Synopsis

Katie's Picture Show by James Mayhew

Join Katie as she steps into some of the most famous paintings in the world for an exciting art adventure! When Katie visits an art gallery for the first time with Grandma, she discovers that art is wonderfully exciting, especially when five famous paintings come alive for her ...Expect a little bit of mischief, a lot of cream cakes and even a friendly tiger! 'A wonderful way to engage children with art. A brilliant combination of education and storytelling' - Parents in Touch This first introduction to art, features five great masterpieces: The Hay Wain by John Constable, Madame Moitessier Seated by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Les Parapluies by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Tropical Storm With a Tiger by Henri Rousseau and Dynamic Suprematism by Kasimir Malevich. Classic picture book character, Katie, has been delighting children for over 25 years. Why not collect all 13 titles in the series? Katie and the Impressionists Katie and the Mona Lisa Katie and the Sunflowers Katie and the British Artists Katie and the Waterlily Pond Katie and the Starry Night Katie and the Spanish Princess Katie and the Bathers Katie in London Katie's London Christmas Katie in Scotland Katie and the Dinosaurs

Reviews

My daughter was entranced. She demanded endless readings. Katie Derham, The Times A wonderful way to engage children with art. A brilliant combination of education and great storytelling. Parents in Touch Can there be a better way of bringing the world of art and the classic masterpieces alive for children than the charming Katie series? A simply brilliant way of encouraging children to use their imaginations and to gain the confidence to explore art themselves. Bookbag The Katie stories are a great way of introducing children to artists... a modern classic. Manchester Evening News James Mayhew's Katie's Picture Show series has been introducing children to great works of art for 25 years. The School Librarian This book will enchant Katie fans, new and old The Guardian

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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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

James Mayhew
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Author's Website

www.jamesmayhew.co.uk/

Publisher

Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

3rd July 2014

ISBN

9781408332405


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