Non-fiction Books about Art

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Grade level: Elementary

Come Look with Me
  • Animals in Art
  • Landscape in Art
  • World of Play
  • come look with me
    Hardcover book

    Author Gladys Blizzard guides youngsters in an imaginative way of looking at art with carefully selected works and thought-provoking text. Each full-color reproduction (there are a dozen in each book) is accompanied by a brief biography of the artist and open-ended questions designed to make the most of a child's natural curiosity (the questions are fun for adults also!)Includes word list, full-color photos.

    Full color art reproductions.
    NOW $13.95 each




    Grade level: Reading level: Gr 2-3
    Interest level: Gr 1-5

    Masterpieces: Artists & their Work
  • Chagall
  • DaVinci
  • Matisse
  • Rembrandt
  • Van Gogh
  • by Bridgestone Books
    Page count: 24
    Library binding

    Students discover how the artist's work had an impact on the artist's world and today's world. Easy-to-read text and full-color art reproductions make these books excellent resources.

    Full-color reproductions.Table of contents, glossary, bibliography, index. Supports National Council for Arts Education and National Council for Social Studies standards.

    Regular price $15.95, now $10.00 each




    The Painter's Eye: Learning to Look at Contemporary American Art

    by Delacourt Press©1991
    Page count: 96
    Out-of-print hardcover book (missing dust cover)

    Provides the necessary tools for young readers to begin a lifetime appreciation of paintings and the work that painters do - as well as the magic they create. Photographs of many artists at work, along with short interviews or quotes about their childhoods and their work, help to bring the paintings to life. Includes works by Jennifer Bartlett, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Willem do Kooning, and many other artists.


    Full-color art reproductions, index, glossary
    Offered at $13.50




    Grade level: Grades K-3

    Places

    places

    by Delacorte Press/Museum of Modern Art.
    Page count: 32
    Library binding

    Color reproductions of art. Book introduces young readers and their parents to places in an assortment of the great masterpieces of twentieth century art. Author Philip Yenawine, a director of Visual Understanding in Education, asks questions like, "Can you find flowers, clouds, rocks, and water?" while looking at a painting from 1910. Artists include Hopper, Munch, Klimt, and Bonnard. Book comes with an illustrated summary of artworks to help adults look at art with children.

    Offered at $10.50




    Grade level: Grades 3-6

    Art Revolutions
  • Cubism
  • Impressionism
  • Surrealism
  • impressionism-art revolution

    by Peter Bedrick Books
    Page count: 32
    Hardcover
    Created especially for younger readers, these engaging books are filled with brilliant images and fact-filled text.

    Color art reproductions

    Regular price $16.95, NOW $10.50 each




    Grade level: Grades 4-8

    Art & Civilization
  • Ancient Egypt
  • Prehistory
  • Medieval Times
  • by Peter Bedrick Books
    Page count: 40
    Hardcover

    Books examine the past through an exploration of the art objects of the period.

    Color art reproductions

    Regular price $16.95 , now $12.50 each





    Grade level: Grades 4-8

    Art for All
  • Colors of Art
  • Secrets of Art
  • Why Make Art
  • art for all

    by Thameside Press
    Page count: 32
    Hardcover

    Color art reproductions

    Regular price $16.95, now $14.50 each




    Grade level: Grades 5 and up

    Masters of Art
  • Goya
  • Impressionists
  • Picasso
  • Rembrandt
  • Sculpture
  • Van Gogh
  • by Peter Bedrick Books
    Page count: 64
    Hardcover

    "A glorious. . .look at artists and their world. An excellent value and a superlative series." Children's Book Review

    Color art reproductions

    Regular price $25.95
    Internet special $19.50 each




    Grade level: Grades 4-6

    Native American Rock Art

    native american rock art

    Page count: 48
    Hardcover book

    A journey into the world of the people whose petroglyphs and pictographs still mark canyon walls, rock outcroppings and caves across North America. Photographs of ancient artwork and text explaining what we think they mean give young readers an introduction to our predecessors on the continent.

    Full-color photos & illustrations, glossary.
    Was $17.00, NOW $12.50




     

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