Oooh! Picasso (Hardcover)

By Mil Niepold, Jeanyves Verdu

Tricycle Press, 9781582462653, 1pp.

Publication Date: February 10, 2009

List Price: 14.99*
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Crisp close-ups of the everyday objects that Pablo Picasso transformed into sculpture offer a fresh look at the artist's work. With each page turn, the reader's imagination unfolds as the moon becomes a guitar and a dolphin becomes a bull. The boldly-colored spreads and spare text introduce readers to the creations of a master artist, and show them that what you see depends on how you look.Reviews"Budding Aficionados will appreciate the back matter describing the construction details and completion date of each sculpture. Booklist this book will ignite readers' imaginations and is both an effective gateway to art appreciation for young children and a fun exercise for elementary students. School Library Journal

About the Author

MIL NIEPOLD is an artist at heart who, since becoming a mother, sees everything in bold colors and daring shapes. When not making art with her girls, she works in the field of human rights. She lives in Boston, Massachusetts. This is her second book for children. JEANYVES VERDU has been a freelance art director for over twenty years, while also writing screenplays and designing scarves and ties. He would like people to surround themselves with art in their daily lives. Jeanyves lives in Brussels, Belgium. This is his second book for children.