Tag Archives: Painting

Christmas Story: Told Through Paintings

Author: Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich

Harold and the Purple Crayon

Author: Crockett Johnson Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description One evening Harold decided to go for a walk in the moonlight. But there wasn’t any moon, and Harold needed a moon for a walk in the moonlight. Fortunately, he had brought his purple crayon. So he drew a moon. He also needed something to walk on. So […]

Katie Meets The Impressionists (Scholastic Bookshelf)

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: James Mayhew Publisher: Scholastic Product Description “This British import pays joyful homage to the world of the Impressionists. When Katie and her grandmother visit an art museum to celebrate the elder’s birthday, the girl wanders into a gallery where she admires Claude Monet’s The Luncheon…. With a blink of her eyes, […]

The Usborne Book of Face Painting (How to Make)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Chris Caudron, Caro Childs, Cheryl Evans Publisher: Usborne Books Product Description With the tips in this book, children can transform people into animals, monsters, clowns and vampires, or decorate their faces with beautiful flowers or exotic scenes. Easy-to-follow instructions and helpful techniques mean that even beginners can achieve impressive results.

The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain (Caldecott Honor Book)

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Peter Sis Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Product Description “I was born at the beginning of it all, on the Red side—the Communist side—of the Iron Curtain.” Through annotated illustrations, journals, maps, and dreamscapes, Peter Sís shows what life was like for a child who loved to draw, proudly wore […]

Everybody Needs a Rock (An Aladdin Book)

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Byrd Baylor Publisher: Aladdin Product Description Everybody needs a rock — at least that’s the way this particular rock hound feels about it in presenting her own highly individualistic rules for finding just the right rock for you.

Ed Emberley’s Drawing Book of Animals (Ed Emberley’s Drawing Book)

Rating: (37 reviews) Author: Publisher: L,B Kids

Night Before Christmas, The

Rating: (45 reviews) Author: William Wegman Publisher: Hyperion Amazon.com Clement C. Moore’s beloved poem about Santa’s arrival on Christmas Eve has been illustrated by hundreds of artists since its first publication in 1823. Two collectors of antique children’s books have selected a variety of these charming pictures from Arthur Rackham, Jessie Willcox Smith, Thomas Nast, […]

Walt Disney’s Christmas Parade #1 (Walt Disney’s Christmas Parade)

Author: Various Publisher: Gemstone Publishing Book Description Disney standard characters in wonderful Christmas stories. The wraparound cover is a recreation of Walt Kelly’s original Christmas Parade #1 cover, restored by Rick Keene. The interior consists of three vintage stories: Donald Duck in Carl Barks’ “Letter From Santa,” a Chip ‘N’ Dale Christmas tale, and Mickey […]

Squiggles pb: A Really Giant Drawing and Painting Book

Author: Taro Gomi Publisher: Chronicle Books Book Description This is no ordinary coloring book! Following the enormously successful Scribbles and Doodles, Taro Gomi invites kids of all ages to not only color, but paint, draw, and imagine. Playful drawings and fun-to-follow instructions make this book easy to start but hard to put down. Artists young […]

Vincent’s Colors

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Vincent van Gogh Publisher: Chronicle Books Book Description Vincent van Gogh is one of the world’s most famous artists. Throughout his life, he wrote to his younger brother, Theo, about his colorful, dynamic paintings. This book pairs the artist’s paintings with his own words. Van Gogh’s descriptions, arranged as a simple […]