Frida Kahlo and the Bravest Girl in the World

Frida Kahlo and the Bravest Girl in the World

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Item #: 044181
ISBN: 9780764168376
Grades: PK-3

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Publisher Description:

Children will be delighted by this newest addition to the highly-acclaimedAnholt's Artists Books for Childrenseries. This time, award-winning author and illustrator Laurence Anholt tells the charming story ofFrida Kahlo and the Bravest Girl in the World. When a little girl named Mariana is sent to have her portrait painted by Frida, she is scared. "Well, that's okay," Frida tells her. "Everyone feels scared sometimes. Now take my hand and let's go inside." Soon, Mariana meets all of Frida's pets, from a handsome parrot and funny spider monkey to a little dog, baby deer, and beautiful eagle. Frida's home is full of wonders, and her studio is brimming with strange but beautiful paintings. As Mariana sits for her portrait, she learns all about Frida's life, and begins to think of her as the bravest woman in the world. Frida thinks Mariana is very special too"and she's got a wonderful surprise in store for her! Once again, Laurence Anholt inspires children with this much-loved art history series, which has sold more than one million copies around the world. The story, enhanced with Anholt's illustrations on every page, include several that are reproductions of Kahlo's famous paintings. (Ages 4 - 8)

Category Description for Anholt's Artists Series:

These slim historical fiction books offer a glimpse into the lives of famous artists and real children who knew them. The story is told from the perspective of the child. In Degas and the Little Dancer, Marie is a ballet student from a very poor family. She dreams of being the most famous dancer in the world, but her father becomes ill and they no longer have enough money to pay for Marie's lessons. Degas, an ill-tempered artist who comes to the studio to draw the dancers, just might be able to help Marie. The books are fully illustrated, featuring beautiful illustrations to accompany the stories. Each one also includes a few reproductions of the artist's work as well as an informational page about the artist at the end of the book. Slightly oversized, approx. 32 pgs, pb. - Melissa

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Laurence Anholt
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Barron's Educational Series
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11.69" x 9.5" x 0.38"
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Great series by Anholt. Haven't read this one yet. Excited to check it out.
Debra D on Mar 19, 2018
Great series by Anholt. Haven't read this one yet. Excited to check it out.
Debra D on Mar 19, 2018
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