Charlotte in New York (Hardcover)

By Joan Knight, Joan MacPhail Knight, Melissa Sweet (Illustrator)

Chronicle Books, 9780811850056, 52pp.

Publication Date: August 3, 2006



It's 1894. Charlotte and her American family have been living in France for two years where her father has learned the new way of painting called Impressionism. Now her father's paintings are going to be featured in a show in New York and the whole family is going along. New York is a hustling, bustling city like no other in the world, and Charlotte records it all in her colorful journal.

Illustrated with striking museum reproductions, beautiful watercolor paintings, and collages, the book also includes biographical sketches of the featured painters. Charlotte's exciting journey to the city that never sleeps will make any reader shout, "I love New York

About the Author

Joan MacPhail Knight lives in New York with her husband. Melissa Sweet has illustrated over thirty children's books. Every year she takes a trip to collect images for her beautiful collages. She lives in Maine.