Children's Book of Art

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Published by DK Children

RRP: $24.99

"From prehistoric to modern times, this expertly designed survey delivers a wealth of information...this appealing, oversize volume will have readers poring over it again and again."

School Library Journal

"Brimming with colorful illustrations, this large-format book...offers a wealth of information about art."

Booklist Online

"'Children's Book of Art'' (DK) isn't just for kids. Lushly illustrated with hundreds of art works, this beautifully designed book has the depth and variety to engage art lovers of any age."

Boston Globe - Shelf Life Column in Sunday' Books Section

"Holiday Gift Guide: "What makes this starter art-history survey worth a look is not only the splashy, appealing array of photos that DK does so well, but its pairing of pieces with how-tos.""

Austin American-Statesman

"DK Publishing has one of the best art departments in children's book publishing. This is particularly demonstrated in the pages of their 'Children's Book of Art' which is enthusiastically recommended for family, school, and community library collections."

Children's Bookwatch (Midwest Book Review)

"<i>Children's Book of Art</i> proves to be a well-organized, able introduction to the noteworthy names, styles, and works that form the basics of artistic knowledge. A solid overview of a topic that kids are ready to dig into."

"The Children's Book of Art is a bright, colorful, well laid out and thought out book offering from DK Publishers...Fascinating, fun stuff and I can't recommend this book more highly. This is my new '5 Star Read.' I think it's top notch and an excellent educational resource book."

"The pictures and history are presented in such a fun layout to maximize learning for both adults and kids, it might be hard to give this book away."

"A colorful and dynamic overview of art history for children. Covers artistic works, artists, styles and timelines of prominent artistic movements."

Metro Family Magazine (OK)


Colorado Parent magazine

"...a wonderful reference for children."

Rochester Deomocrat and Chronicle

About Children's Book of Art

This engaging guide takes children on an international tour of the world's greatest art, from the first daubs of paint in prehistoric caves to today's performance art. It includes all of the important art movements, from Renaissance to Rococo, as well as the great painters from all these eras. However, the approach is to look at art as an international exchange of ideas, not a straight history of western art. The book includes art from all countries, from aboriginal art to totem poles.