Story of Paintings
Giving an overview of select well-known paintings through the ages, this book features the name of the artist, the idea behind the painting, and facts about the artist. The book begins with early painting examples during the stone age and goes through paintings leading up to the 19th century. Due to the nature of paintings through the ages, a few of the paintings include nudity. Highlights 40 paintings total. 87 pgs, hc. ~ Brianna
From prehistoric cave art to graffiti, this beautiful compendium introduces children to the world of paintings.
Get ready to feast your eyes on an exhibition of fantastic art! Kids can time-travel through the centuries and learn all about 39 paintings, from a galloping horse drawn in the Lascaux Caves during the Stone Age, to Botticelli’s The Birth of Venus and Velázquez’s Las Meninas, to masterpieces by Dalí, Picasso, Kahlo, and Basquiat. Each spread showcases a different painting, along with a profile of the artist, kid-friendly cartoons, and fun prompts that encourage children to ask questions (like, “What do you think Mona Lisa is smiling about?”) and spot details in each work.