The Art Room Turn Everyday Things into Works of Art by Juli Beattie, Arabella Warner, Jon Snow


The Art Room Turn Everyday Things into Works of Art by Juli Beattie, Arabella Warner, Jon Snow

With a little imagination, the most unlikely object can be transformed into something beautiful! This book is all about having fun with art. The 12 projects show how you can make something unique out of cheap or unwanted materials. Squirrelling away bottles, feathers, pebbles, corks and lots more, you can make all kinds of exciting things ranging from a Button Snowman to The Owl and the Pussycat Puppet Show, from a Geometric Fish to a Self-Portrait Plate. So delve into your cupboards, pull out your household junk, and get creative!


For many children it is a source of inspiration but it will also provide ideas to teachers for use in the classroom. School Librarian Creating art is fun for everyone. With the 'Art Room', the fun starts with the first spark of imagination of finding everyday materials to turn into art! Armadillo Magazine

About the Author

JULI BEATTIE was born in Hungary and has 35 years' experience of using art to help children learn. In 2002 she founded The Art Room, a charity working with children who find it difficult to manage mainstream education. Juli is a Governor at Oxford School, a Patron of Modern Art, Oxford and a Member of the Hogarth Advisory Panel for the Foundling Fellows at The Foundling Museum in London. Juli lives in Oxford with her husband and has 3 grown up children. ARABELLA WARNER was founding editor of the Indy - The Independent for children. She has a long track record as a television scriptwriter of pre-school animation series and as producer/director on a number of children's TV programmmes. She has worked as a freelance writer for The Times, The Independent and Country Living magazine, She is also a Trustee of the Pegasus Theatre, home to Oxford Youth Theatre. Arabella lives in Oxford. Jon Snow ia an English journalist and TV presenter and is best known for Channel 4 News. He lives in North London.

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40 pages
Interest Age: From 5


Juli Beattie, Arabella Warner, Jon Snow
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Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Publication date

1st June 2010



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