Katie and the Spanish Princess by James Mayhew
  

Synopsis

Katie and the Spanish Princess by James Mayhew

Join Katie as she steps into some of the most famous paintings in the world for an exciting art adventure! Katie needs ideas for a costume, and when she sees a beautiful princess dress in a painting it seems the very thing. But she soon discovers that fancy clothes and adventures don't always mix ...'A wonderful way to engage children with art. A brilliant combination of education and storytelling' - Parents in Touch (Katie's Picture Show) This art adventure features five famous Spanish paintings: Portrait of the Infanta Margarita and Philip IV of Spain by Velazquez, Manuel Osorio Manrique from Zuniga and The Parasol by Goya, and A Peasant Boy Leaning on a Sill by Murillo. 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 Show 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 Bathers Katie in London Katie's London Christmas Katie in Scotland Katie and the Dinosaurs

Reviews

A fun adventure Write Away [A] magical adventure with an introduction to the Spanish Master's art and a bit of social history thrown in The Bookbag An utterly charming book School Librarian A great introduction to Spanish painting Daily Express What an innovative way of teaching children about art and history, and how skilfully the works of art are reproduced Writing Magazine

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
Interest Age: From 3

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 September 2015

ISBN

9781408332429


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