Action Jackson by Jan Greenberg, Sandra Jordan
  

Synopsis

Action Jackson by Jan Greenberg, Sandra Jordan

On a late spring morning the American artist Jackson Pollock began work on the canvas that would ultimately come to be known as Number 1, 1950 (Lavender Mist). This is a unique picture book about a great painter and the way in which he worked, perfectly complemented by vibrant watercolour illustrations.

About the Author

Jan Greenberg has taught creative writing and art appreciation classes at schools and colleges in America. She lives in St Louis, Missouri. With Sandra Jordan she is the author of several distinctive books about art, including,Vincent van Gogh: Portrait of an Artist, which was named a Sibert Award Honor Book in 2001. To visit Jan's website click here Robert Andrew Parker is a fine artist and printmaker whose work often appears in publications such as the New Yorker. He has illustrated more than 70 books for children. His Pop Corn and Ma Goodness was a Caldecott Honor Book and in 2002 he won the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for his picture book, Cold. Mr. Parker lives in West Cornwall, Connecticut. Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan are the authors of several distinctive books about art. Their work, Vincent van Gogh: Portrait of an Artist, was named a 2002 Sibert Award Honor Book.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

Jan Greenberg, Sandra Jordan
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Publisher

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Publication date

1st May 2005

ISBN

9781845073268


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