Grades 3 - 5
Grade level Equivalent: 5.3
Lexile Measure®: 840L
DRA: Not Available
Guided Reading: R
- Arts and Creativity
About This Book
Though Frida Kahlo was influenced by political changes in Mexico and Mexican folk art, she painted to deal with the problems she had during her life. Learn about Frida's childhood, how she became interested in painting, and about her relationship with another famous artist, Diego Rivera.
These books are without a doubt the definitive — and most entertaining — biographies of artists for young readers. Author/artist Mike Venezia provides hilarious, cartoon-style illustrations to complement his easy-to-read text and full-color reproductions of the masters' artwork. Now printed in a dozen different languages worldwide, and with more than two million copies of the English editions sold, these books have helped countless children around the world "get to know" the world's greatest artists!
• Perfect for art appreciation studies
• Excellent preparation for a museum trip
• Photo captions include where famous historical works of art can be viewed