Grades 3 - 5
Grade level Equivalent: 5.6
Lexile® Measure: Not Available
Guided Reading: R
- Autobiography and Biography
- Painting and Sculpture
About This Book
Grant Wood grew up as part of a farming family in Iowa. His farm life helped him to develop a simple style of art that many people admire.
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