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How Artists See Jr.:Trains

How Artists See Jr.:Trains

By (author) Colleen Carroll


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  • In How Artists See Jr.: Trains children will encounter pictures of a variety of trains from artists including created by Georgia O’Keeffe and Claude Monet
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In How Artists See Jr.: Trains children will encounter pictures of steam trains, electric trains, morning trains, night trains, and more, created by Georgia O’Keeffe, Claude Monet, René; Magritte, and others.

The How Artists See Jr. board books are a child’s first introduction to the magic and beauty of art. Like a miniature museum exhibit that parent and child can explore together, this book features twelve diverse works of art from around the world, centered on a theme that little ones love: Babies, Dogs, Horses or Trains.

The ‘apples to apples’ comparisons will engage young children, helping them see the familiar in unexpected ways, while the books’ comfortable size and colourful presentation will make them lasting family favorites. Designed specifically to encourage parent-child interaction, thoughtful conversations and vocabulary enrichment, the books feature a ‘Parents’ Guide’ on their back covers suggesting questions for Mom or Dad to ask while browsing.

Adapted from the acclaimed How Artists See series by Colleen Carroll, the concise, appealing How Artists See Jr. format gives young learners a taste of the many exciting ways in which artists see their world. Once they have finished looking at the books, kids may want to create some art of their own!

Age Range: 2 to 6-year-olds

About the Author

Colleen Carroll is an educational consultant whose clients have included MTV, Bravo, the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History, Black Entertainment Television, CNBC, and Edison Schools. She is the author of the original How Artists See series published by Abbeville Press. She has taught sixth grade in California and now lives in Sleepy Hollow, New York, with her husband and three daughters.

Abbeville Press
3rd Oct 2008
Board book
World excluding USA, Canada, Puerto Rico, and Australia
198 mm x 155 mm
18 Pages
Name of series
How Artists See Jr.
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