Katie: Katie and the Spanish Princess by James Mayhew
  

Katie: Katie and the Spanish Princess

Written by James Mayhew
Illustrated by
Part of the Katie Series

Synopsis

Katie: 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 ShowKatie and the ImpressionistsKatie and the Mona LisaKatie and the SunflowersKatie and the British ArtistsKatie and the Waterlily PondKatie and the Starry NightKatie and the BathersKatie in LondonKatie's London ChristmasKatie in ScotlandKatie and the Dinosaurs

Reviews

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

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 September 2015

ISBN

9781408332429


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