Art Appreciation Study Resources

 

Resource Type

Resource Name/Author

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Book/Library

Katie Meets the Impressionists;

Little girl ventures into paintings in an art museum, fabulous way to introduce children to art

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5

Book/Library

Katie and The Sunflowers;

Wonderful tale of little girl who  “visits” paintings

X

5

Book/Library

Anna’s Art Adventure

Anna need to go to the bathroom & explores different paintings looking for a place to “go”

X

5

Book/Library

Camille and the Sunflowers; Anholt, Laurence

Based on real people, the book introduces the work of Vincent Van Gogh through the eyes of a boy

X

5

Book/Library

A Blue Butterfly; Le Tord, Bijou

Poetic description of the work of Claude Monet. Soothing, calming, beautiful.

X

5

Book/Library

Katie and the Mona Lisa; Mayhew, James

Nice introduction to Renaissance paintings. Very nice touch when the angel saves the day at the end

X

5

Book/Library

Come Look With Me; Blizzard, Gladys

Presents works of art and asks questions that children can look and answer; nice concept to help parents teach their children how to look at art

X

4

Book/Library

Visiting the Art Museum; Brown, Laurene Krasny

A bit hard to read, but the boys loved it; a family goes to an art museum and sees different kinds of art

X

4

 

Ratings: 5= Excellent, 4=Good, 3=Average, 2=Fair, 1=Poor


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