Henri's Scissors by Jeanette Winter

Henri's Scissors

Written by Jeanette Winter
Illustrated by


Henri's Scissors by Jeanette Winter

{\rtf1\ansi\ansicpg1252\deff0{\fonttbl{\f0\fnil\fcharset0 Arial;}} \viewkind4\uc1\pard\lang2057\fs20 In a small weaving town in France a young boy named Henri-Emile Matisse drew pictures everywhere, and when he grew up, he moved to Paris and became a famous artist who created paintings that were adored around the world. But late in life a serious illness confined him to a wheelchair, and amazingly, it was from there that he created among his most beloved works - the enormous and breathtaking paper cut-outs. \par \par Based on the life of Henri Matisse, this moving and inspirational picture book biography illuminates a little-known part of a great artist's creative process.\fs18 \par }

About the Author

Jeanette Winter is the acclaimed author/illustrator of many highly regarded picture books, including The Librarian of Basra: A True Story from Iraq; Wangari’s Trees of Peace: A True Story from Africa; Nasreen’s Secret School: A True Story from Afghanistan and most recently, Malala, a Brave Girl from Pakistan/Iqbal, a Brave Boy from Pakistan.

She lives with her husband, artist Roger Winter, in New York.

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40 pages


Jeanette Winter
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Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd

Publication date

26th September 2013



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