How Artists See Full Set: 12-Volume Collection (How Artist See #14) (Hardcover)

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How Artists See Full Set: 12-Volume Collection (How Artist See #14) (Hardcover)


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This is book number 14 in the How Artist See series.

The full 12 copy How Artists See series with a Teacher's Guide.

How Artists See is a breakthrough series of interactive, inquiry-based books designed to teach children about the world by look-ing at art and about art by looking at the world. Each volume presents sixteen diverse works of art, all devoted to a subject that every child already knows from personal experience. Author Colleen Carroll's engaging, conversational text is filled with thought-provoking questions and imaginative activities that spark children's natural curiosity both about the subject of the artwork they are looking at and about the way it was created. This direct, interactive approach to art-and to the world-promotes self-exploration, self-discovery, and self-expression.

The books introduce basic artistic concepts, styles, and techniques, and are loads of fun. For children who want to know more about the artists whose works appear in each book, biographies are provided at the end, along with suggestions for further reading and an international list of museums where each artist's works can be seen. As children begin to understand the multitude of ways that artists see, they will deepen their appreciation of art and artists, of the world around them, and of their own unique vision.

Colleen Carroll has been involved in education for nearly three decades as a classroom teacher, curriculum writer, and literacy specialist. She lives in the New York City area, where she writes and teaches reading.
Product Details ISBN: 9780789209917
Publisher: Abbeville Kids
Publication Date: January 1st, 2008
Pages: 576
Language: English
Series: How Artist See