'The best books, reviewed with insight and charm, but without compromise.' - author Jackie French

Thursday, 24 October 2013

Children's Week: Book List: Art and Artists

We're celebrating Children's Week with a series of reviews, articles and interviews by or with kids! To see all our Children's Week posts, click here.

This Book List of fabulous books about art and artists was compiled by Elizabeth, age 12, daughter of Kids' Book Review Managing Editor, Susan Whelan

Seen Art? by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith, Viking, $24.99, 9780670059867

LOOK! Really Smart Art by Gillian Woolfe, Frances Lincoln, $19.99, 9781847804143

found. The art of recycling by Lisa Hölzl, Walker Books, $34.95, 9781921720130 (KBR review here)

The Art Book for Children 1, Phaidon Press, $29.95, 9780714845111 (KBR review here)

The Art Book for Children 2 by Amanda Renshaw, Phaidon Press, $29.95, 9780714847054

Monet's Garden: A Book for Kids, National Gallery of Victoria, $14.95, 9780724103713 (KBR review here)

M.C. Escher Pop-ups, Thames & Hudson, $49.95, 9780500515907

Artist to Artist: 23 Major Illustrators Talk to Children about Their Art, Philomel Books, $US30, 9780399246005

1 comment:

  1. Oh Elizabeth, I love love LOVE this list! I simply adore art books and I know your mum does, too. Your choices are brilliant, most especially the Seen Art? book by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith. It's one of my all-time favourites. Well done!


We value your comments, however, please note that all comments are moderated and need to be approved before publication, so spammers ... don't waste your time. Your comments will never be published.