Get Into Art: Animals

Susie Brooks

Ages 5-9
4.45 based on 38 ratings & 14 reviews on

2013 Winner

British Book Design and Production Award

2014 Winner

English 4–11 Picture Book Award

2014 Winner

School Library Association Information Book Award

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09 May 2013
32 pages

An award-winning children's activity book that explores a wide range of artists' work while encouraging children to develop their own skills and techniques, Get into Art: Animals is perfect for active young artists of all abilities. Art projects are varied, intriguing and clearly explained and will act as a springboard for plenty of artistic experiments.

Winner of the 2013 British Book Design & Production Award in the Children's Trade category, and the 2014 English Association's English 4-11 Picture Book Awards for the best non-fiction 4-7 years title. Winner of the School Library Association INFORMATION BOOK AWARD 2014.

Get into Art: Animals explores a fascinating array of animal artworks from artists as diverse as Degas, Matisse and Braque. Each is paired with an art activity for children to do themselves. Readers can combine their practical activity and creativity with discovering a wealth of fine art and finding out about a range of artists and art styles.

Susie Brooks picks out just the right amount of detail to fascinate children... this book would be an excellent resource for teachers of the 4-7 age group.

Margaret Mallett - English Association

an excellent book full of information and activities; beautifully designed and covering a huge range of artworks

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