Grades 3 - 5
Grade level Equivalent: 5.3
Lexile Measure®: 850L
Guided Reading: R
- General Nonfiction
- Arts and Creativity
- Visual Arts
About This Book
Have you ever looked at a painting by Henri Matisse? He uses beautiful colors to make people feel comfortable. Discover why some people wanted to destroy Henri's painting of his wife in this introduction to one of the most amazing artists of the twentieth century.
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