Grades 3 - 5
Grade level Equivalent: 6
Lexile® Measure: 940L
Guided Reading: P
- Autobiography and Biography
- Historic Figures
- Painting and Sculpture
About This Book
Winslow Homer was a great American painter who wanted to make his art as natural as possible. This "Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists" book shows readers, in words and through his paintings, how Homer spent his life in pursuit of that ideal.
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