Katie and the Starry Night by James Mayhew
  

Synopsis

Katie and the Starry Night by James Mayhew

Join Katie as she steps into some of the most famous paintings in the world for an exciting art adventure! The stars in Vincent van Gogh's painting are so beautiful that Katie can't resist reaching in and taking one. But what will she do when all the other stars come tumbling out of the painting, too? Will Katie be able to catch the stars before the gallery guard notices they've floated away? '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 Van Gogh features five of his most brilliant paintings: The Starry Night, Noon, Vincent's Chair, Fishing Boats on the Beach and The Olive Grove. 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 Spanish Princess Katie and the Bathers Katie in London Katie's London Christmas Katie in Scotland Katie and the Dinosaurs

Reviews

A great way to introduce youngsters to Vincent van Gogh's genius Aldershot News & Mail Mayhew's illustrations are exquisite whether they are of van Gogh's masterpieces or his own story. A welcome addition to the Katie series, this deserves to be cherished The Scotsman A lovely way to discuss art with a child The Bookbag A great way to bring art to life for children and to help them understand and appreciate great paintings Parents In Touch An exciting way to teach children about art Baby & Me Cleverly done and beautifully illustrated Birmingham Post

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

4th June 2015

ISBN

9781408332436


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