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Camille Pissarro
Contributor(s): Wood, Alix

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ISBN: 1615339175     ISBN-13: 9781615339174
Publisher: Windmill Books
OUR PRICE: $25.89  

Binding Type: Library - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: January 2015
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Annotation: Camille Pissarro’s work is featured in famous museums around the world. He was known not only for his unique style—including the way he applied paint—but also for his encouraging manner toward fellow artists. Readers explore the history of Pissarro’s life and career through enlightening text and helpful sidebars. Some of this artist’s most famous works are presented to readers along with the stories behind their creation. Seeing these paintings in beautiful detail makes art history come alive for readers.

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Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Painters; France; Biography; Juvenile literature.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Art | Painting
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Art
Dewey: 759.4
LCCN: 2014028089
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
Series: Artists Through the Ages
Book type: Juvenile Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 8.75" H x 7.50" W x 0.50" (0.55 lbs) 32 pages
 
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Reviewed by School Library Journal Reviews (SLJ Reviews 2015 April)

Gr 3–6—Simply and clearly written, these colorful, informative volumes bring their subjects to life. Readers will appreciate the large font, very short chapters, and touches of humor. Brief paragraphs are broken up by numerous excellent color reproductions, illustrations, and photos. The artists' themes and techniques are explored, and the books often pose questions, requiring that readers examine some works closely. Pastel-hued sidebars, resembling sketchbook pages, provide additional facts and trivia. Caution: definitions aren't always clear, and pronunciations are sometimes off the mark or unnecessary. VERDICT A solid resource for use in art classes.

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