Painting with Picasso

Painting with Picasso New board books in the best selling Mini Masters series feature beautiful paintings from Cassatt and Picasso and rhyming text introducing budding artists to these famous masters

  • Title: Painting with Picasso
  • Author: Julie Merberg Suzanne Bober
  • ISBN: 9780811855051
  • Page: 476
  • Format: Board Book
  • New board books in the best selling Mini Masters series feature beautiful paintings from Cassatt and Picasso and rhyming text introducing budding artists to these famous masters.

    317 Comment

    • Jaclyn says:

      This is one book in a series that introduces children to the great art masters. It shows a few pieces (around 10) from the artist and pairs it with rhyming phrases. These books were fun to read and, obviously, great to look at. They come in board book form and are on the smaller side so they are great for little hands, but even my older children loved looking through them. One semi-negative comment I have is that some of the phrases that accompany each painting tell the reader too much which doe [...]

    • Skye Kilaen says:

      One in a series of board books for kids that use the works of master painters as illustrations. We had a handful of them, and they were quite welcome when our son was bitty because they added variety and quality to the art we were looking at in books. Painting with Picasso, though, stands out among them because it starts inviting the young reader to consider not just the paintings themselves, but also the stories behind the paintings and the existence and role of the artist in bringing these pai [...]

    • Hope L. Justice says:

      I would use this book to talk about faces and emotions. I mainly liked this book in the series because it was Picasso and accessible to children, but the plot works unlike some of the others in the series and I like that it leans towards a child-centric top of importance: empathy.

    • Euan says:

      Child friendly way to introduce children to art. What I don't like is that it almost tells the child too much interpreting the paintings for them.

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