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Art Appreciation Day

Celeberate Art Appreciation Day with these titles from Macmillan Children's Publishing Group!

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Henry Holt and Co.

Through Georgia's Eyes

A gorgeous, evocative biography of one of America’s most beloved artists. Georgia O’Keeffe saw the world differently from most people. As a child she...

"...A gorgeous, evocative biography of one of America’s most beloved artists. Georgia O’Keeffe saw the world differently from most people. As a child she.... A gorgeous, evocative biography of one of America’s most beloved artists. Georgia O’Keeffe saw the world differently from most people. As a child she roamed the prairie with a sketch pad in her hand, struggling to capture on paper what she saw all around her. At art school she learned to speak in paint on canvas. But Georgia felt confined by c..."

By Rachel Victoria Rodriguez and Julie Paschkis

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Henry Holt / Christy Ottaviano Books

There Was an Old Man Who Painted the Sky

When a child looks up to find drawings on the ceiling of a cave, she wonders how they were painted. Planets that spin, the birds and the beasts, woman and...

"...When a child looks up to find drawings on the ceiling of a cave, she wonders how they were painted. Planets that spin, the birds and the beasts, woman and.... When a child looks up to find drawings on the ceiling of a cave, she wonders how they were painted. Planets that spin, the birds and the beasts, woman and man—how did the old man in the sky paint it all? Based on the 1879 discovery of ceiling paintings in Spain’s Altamira Cave, this imaginative story expresses the awe of contemplating the..."

By Teri Sloat and Stefano Vitale

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Melanie Kroupa Books

Georgia Rises

A Day in the Life of Georgia O'Keeffe

Inspired by Georgia O’Keeffe’s own descriptive letters, awardwinning author Kathryn Lasky imagines a day in the life of this legendary artist at her Abiquiu,...

By Kathryn Lasky and Ora Eitan

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Henry Holt / Christy Ottaviano Books

Bridget's Beret

Bridget loves to draw, and she likes to wear a beret for inspiration. So when her beloved hat blows away, Bridget searches for it high and low. She files a...

"...Bridget loves to draw, and she likes to wear a beret for inspiration. So when her beloved hat blows away, Bridget searches for it high and low. She files a.... Bridget loves to draw, and she likes to wear a beret for inspiration. So when her beloved hat blows away, Bridget searches for it high and low. She files a Missing Beret Report. She even considers other hats, but none of them feel quite right. It’s no use; without her beret, Bridget can’t seem to draw. How will she overcome her artist’s ..."

Tom Lichtenheld

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Henry Holt and Co.

Building on Nature

The Life of Antoni Gaudi

In a small village in Spain lives a boy named Antoni Gaudí.   His home is in Catalonia, a place of jagged mountain peaks and silvery olive trees, splashed...

"...In a small village in Spain lives a boy named Antoni Gaudí. His home is in Catalonia, a place of jagged mountain peaks and silvery olive trees, splashed.... In a small village in Spain lives a boy named Antoni Gaudí.   His home is in Catalonia, a place of jagged mountain peaks and silvery olive trees, splashed by the sparkling sea. The wild beauty of this landscape makes a deep impression. He thinks of it as the Great Book of Nature, and he will read from it all of his life. Gaudí becomes an ar..."

By Rachel Victoria Rodriguez and Julie Paschkis

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