Thirteen is the magic number in a new series that will engage your young reader’s fascination with notable artistic wonders. There are four titles available so far: Annette Roeder’s 13 Buildings Children Should Know, Angela Wenzel’s 13 Artists Children Should Know and 13 Paintings Children Should Know, and Bettina Schumann’s 13 Women Artists Children Should Know (Prestel, $14.95 each). All offer superb first steps towards a lifelong appreciation of architecture and art. These beautiful hardcover books go beyond fun facts and offer suggestions for learning more about art movements and historical periods. The budding art historian in your life will benefit from these introductions to masterpieces that children should know. Ages 8-12. MIR
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$14.95
ISBN: 9783791341712
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Published: Prestel Junior - April 23rd, 2009

13 Artists Children Should Know (13 Children Should Know) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9783791341736
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Published: Prestel Junior - April 12th, 2009

13 Paintings Children Should Know (13 Children Should Know) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9783791343235
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Published: Prestel Junior - October 24th, 2009

13 Women Artists Children Should Know (13 Children Should Know) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9783791343334
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Published: Prestel Junior - October 24th, 2009

Sing, dance, and play along with My First Classical Music Book and CD (Naxos Books, $12.99). Learn when and where you might hear classical music—you might be surprised. Learn about classical composers, listen to selections from their works and ponder questions about their music. Learn about the main instruments in classical music and listen for them in various pieces. Genevieve Helsby’s engaging book contains important facts and fascinating trivia. Jason Chapman’s illustrations are funny and inviting. Ages 5-10.
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$12.99
ISBN: 9781843791188
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Published: Alfred Music - June 1st, 2013

Filippo (Pippo) Brunelleschi, a talented jeweler, seems to be wasting his time designing gadgets and sketching outlandish buildings. In Tracey Fern’s fictionalized history, Pippo The Fool (Charlesbridge, $15.95) wants to win the competition to design the dome for the cathedral in Florence and thus disprove his nickname. His solution is elegant and clever. Pau Estrada’s beautiful panoramas and detailed interior and exterior illustrations of glorious Florence introduce readers to Renaissance art history and architecture. Your family will want to hop the next plane. Ages 5-8.
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By Tracey E. Fern, Pau Estrada (Illustrator)
$7.95
ISBN: 9781570917936
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Published: Charlesbridge - February 1st, 2011

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