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Art & Max

by David Wiesner Illustrated by David Wiesner

Max and Arthur are friends who share an interest in painting. Arthur is an accomplished painter; Max is a beginner. Max's first attempt at using a paintbrush sends the two friends on a whirlwind trip through various artistic media, which turn out to have unexpected pitfalls.

Although Max is inexperienced, he's courageous and a quick learner. His energy and enthusiasm bring the adventure to its triumphant conclusion. Beginners everywhere will take heart.

Ages
5, 6, 7, 8
Interest Level
Grades K - 3
Lexile Measure
BR
DRA
18
Guided Reading
K
Publisher
HMH - HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT
Number of Pages
40

About the Author and Illustrator

David Wiesner David Wiesner is an author and illustrator. His wordless picture book, "Flotsam", won the Caldecott Award in 2007.
David Wiesner David Wiesner is an author and illustrator. His wordless picture book, "Flotsam", won the Caldecott Award in 2007.

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