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Storybook Art
Hands-On Art For Children in the Styles of 100 Great Picture Book Illustrators

by MaryAnn F. Kohl

Storybook Art

Storybook Art by MaryAnn KohlHands-On Art for Children in the Styles of 100 Favorite Picture Book Illustrators - by MaryAnn F. Kohl

Children can enjoy their favorite storybook illustrators in a new way by imitating their art with the 100 engaging and simple art projects included in this celebration of children's book illustrators.

Featured are famous and award-winning storybook illustrators from the 1930s to present: Good Night Moon's Clement Hurd, Corduroy's Don Freeman, Olivia's Ian Falconer, and more, along with biographical information, open-ended art projects, and portraits created by grade school children. Illustration techniques covered include painting, drawing, cutting and collage, and construction and crafts.

Try this activity from Storybook Art:

Water Color Snow Collage - Jack Keats
Little Peter wakes up to discover that snow has fallen during the night....

Art projects include imitating Jackson Pollock in the "Jackson Piglet Wall Painting" from Olivia and creating a "Photo Story" from children's photos similar to Sugaring Time. An extensive resource guide of illustrator web sites, art materials, and supplies listed by project is provided, as well as complete book information for the featured illustrators' works.

storybook art maryann kohlNEW! DOWNLOAD THIS HANDY SPREADSHEET listing authors and illustrators from Storybook Art with loads of links to additional online resources.

storybook art by maryann kohl NEW! View an ONLINE LIST OF BOOKS featured in Storybook Art. On that page you can also download a Storybook Art spreadsheet to help you organize your books.

144 pages, $18.95 paperback
Bright Ring ISBN 0-935607-03-X

Parents Choice 2003 Silver Award



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