Katie and the Starry Night
Make art an adventure for your child with classic picture book character, Katie! For over 25 years, Katie has stepped into the most famous and familiar paintings in the world for an exciting adventure. This latest edition of a classic really is the best way to introduce children to a lifetime love of art. Katie leaps through the frames of five famous paintings by Vincent van Gogh.
The stars in Vincent van Gogh's painting are so beautiful that Katie can't resist reaching in and taking one. But what will she do when all the other stars come tumbling out of the painting, too? Will Katie be able to catch the stars before the gallery guard notices they've floated away?
The five Van Gogh masterpieces featured are:
The Starry Night
Fishing Boats on the Beach
The Olive Grove
Katie is a young girl who goes to the art museum with her grandmother. While there, Katie discovers she can jump into the paintings and become part of the scenes depicted! As she moves between paintings, she interacts with the people inside, giving readers an introduction to some of the world's greatest works of art. The works featured are full color reproductions, and the back of the book holds either additional information about the works of art or a suggested art activity. 32 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa