This bilingual color concept book celebrates a rainbow of traditional objects seen during the Chinese New Year. Hóng is the color of explosive firecrackers! Jīn is the hue of lucky coins. Zŏng is the shade of sweet peanut puffs. Welcome to the festivities of the Chinese New Year, where symbolic gifts, foods, and objects come together in a celebration of beautiful colors. This vibrant, simple, and highly graphic bilingual book is the perfect introduction...
This title invites readers to imagine living without sight through remarkable illustrations done with raised lines and descriptions of colors based on imagery. Braille letters accompany the illustrations and a full Braille alphabet offers sighted readers help reading along with their fingers.
"This book introduces the reader to textiles, examining what textiles are, what they can be made of, what they can show, differences in size, technique and style, historical and modern examples, and examples from different cultures."--Amazon.com.
"The life of Dave, an enslaved potter who inscribed his works with sayings and poems in spite of South Carolina's slave anti-literacy laws in the years leading up to the Civil War. Includes afterword, author's note, and sources"--Provided by publisher.
Presents 24 creative projects inspired by works from famous artists who include James McNeill Whistler, Henri Matisse, Albrecht Dürer, and many others. An introduction to parents and teachers advises on how to use these books with children, and emphasizes that no prior knowledge of the subject is needed.
This beautifully illustrated art activity book introduces children to artwork by major painters of different eras, while also encouraging boys and girls to stretch their imaginations and enjoy the unique experience of creating original artwork of their own.
Children can enjoy their favorite storybook illustrators in a new way by imitating their art with the 100 engaging and simple art projects included in this celebration of children's book illustrators. Featured are famous and award-winning storybook illustrators from the 1930s to present—Good Night Moon's Clement Hurd, Corduroy's Don Freeman, Olivia's Ian Falconer, and more—along with biographical information, open-ended art projects, and...
Inspired by the authors' experiences of looking at and making art with kids and families at the Museum of Modern Art, and designed to get both children and adults to start thinking like artists, this volume presents an array of projects that use easy-to-find materials and encourage hours of imaging, designing, experimenting, constructing, creating, tinkering, and play.