The Boy Who Bit Picasso
By Antony Penrose
(Abrams Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780810997288, 47pp.)
Publication Date: March 2011
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Filled with information about Picasso and his art, this book offers readers a rare glimpse into Picasso's personal life and features more than sixty-five illustrations, including artworks by Picasso, photographs by Lee Miller, and specially commissioned drawings by contemporary children.
Grown-up Tony, the son of photographer Lee Miller and painter-writer Sir Roland Penrose, shares his childhood memories of his remarkable playmate in this one-of-a-kind story.
Praise for "The Boy Who Bit Picasso
." A sparkling illustrated memoir. It is a wonderfully engaging glimpse of the creative life, as viewed from child-height . "Wall Street Journal
It's a fascinating and highly personal vision of the artist. "Publishers Weekly
" This intimate, child s-eye view serves up a winning glimpse of the artist's personality and unparalleled creative breadth. "Kirkus Reviews" In this delightful volume, the author recounts growing up with Pablo Picasso as a family friend. Appropriate for the topic, the book is a work of art in itself, featuring brightly colored pages and stunning black-and-white photos. "School Library Journal.