Katie's Picture Show by James Mayhew
  

Katie's Picture Show

Written by James Mayhew
Illustrated by
Part of the Katie Series

Synopsis

Katie's Picture Show by James Mayhew

Katie's Picture Show was originally published in 1989 and has captured the imagination and hearts of budding art lovers for a quarter of a century. Now, Orchard Books proudly presents this new edition to celebrate this classic story's 25th birthday. Completely reillustrated throughout, and with a beautiful new cover look, this book will enchant Katie fans, new and old. My daughter was entranced. She demanded endless readings - The Times Join Katie as she visits the gallery for the first time with Grandma and discovers that art is wonderfully exciting, especially when five famous paintings come alive for her! Join the ever-curious Katie as she discovers that art can be fantastic fun - particularly when you step into the world inside the frame . . . The five masterpieces featured are: 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 Dynamic Suprematism by Kasimir Malevich

Reviews

This book will enchant Katie fans, new and old * The Guardian * James Mayhew's Katie's Picture Show series has been introducing children to great works of art for 25 years. * The School Librarian * The Katie stories are a great way of introducing children to artists... a modern classic. * Manchester Evening News * 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 * A wonderful way to engage children with art. A brilliant combination of education and great storytelling. * Parents in Touch * My daughter was entranced. She demanded endless readings. * Katie Derham, The Times *

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

Hardback
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

9781408336052


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