Almost Famous Daisy by Richard Kidd
  

Synopsis

Almost Famous Daisy by Richard Kidd

'GRAND PAINTING COMPETITION' announces the poster, and Daisy, a budding artist, decides to enter a picture of her favourite things. She sets off around the world, travelling in the footsteps of great artists such as Van Gogh, Monet and Gauguin, in search of inspiration. This entertaining story introduces children to key works by five artists, showing each painter's style and the place where he worked, and a superb introduction to some of the greatest painters in history.

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This is a fast-moving, entertaining story as well as a good introduction to the work of five artists Child Education

About the Author

RICHARD KIDD, artist and writer, born June 22 1952; died July 21 2008, studied painting at Newcastle University before taking up a scholarship at the British School at Rome. After several years of teaching at Newcastle University, he went to America in 1980, to spend a year in San Francisco and 6 years in New York on a Harkness Fellowship.

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Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

Richard Kidd
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Publisher

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Publication date

1st June 2007

ISBN

9781845077099


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