Saturday, April 26, 2014

47 Children's Books About Art and Artists (2011-2014)

Glass, Linzi. (2006). The Year the Gypsies Came. NewYork:  Henry Holt. (South Africa during the 1960s).
from A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of of Horace Pippin.
In a past post, Books about 19th and 20th Century Artists, I provided bibliographic information about picture books about art and artists published up to 2011.  In this post I continue that list with books published from 2011 to present.

  1. Barsony, Pat. (2012). The Stories of the Mona Lisa: An Imaginary Museum Tale About the History of Modern Art. New York: Sky Pony Press.
  2. Blake, Quentin. (2014). Words and Pictures: Quentin Blake. London: Tate Publishing.
  3. Blake, Quentin. (2013). Beyond the Page. London: Tate Publishing.
  4. Boos, Ben. (2012). Swords: An Artists Devotion.  Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press.
  5. Bryant, Jan. (2013). A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of of Horace PippinIllustrated by Melissa Sweet. New York: Knopf Books for Young Readers.
  6. Burleigh, Robert. (2014). Edward Hopper Paints His WorldIllustrated by Wendell Minor. New York: Atheneum.
  7. Burleigh, Robert. (2014). Into the Woods: John James Audubon Lives His Dream. Illustrated by Wendell Minor. New York: Atheneum.
  8. Close, Chuck. (2012). Chuck Close: Face BookNew York: Henry A. Abrams.

  9. Christianson, Bonnie. (2011). Fabulous: A Portrait of Andy Warhol. New York: Henry Holt.
  10. Danneberg, Julie. (2012). Monet Paints a Day. Illustrated by Caitlin Heimerl. Watertown, MA: Charlesbridge.
  11. Ehlert, Lois. (2014). The Scraps Book: Notes from a Colorful Life. New York: Beach Lane Books.
  12. Elschner, Géraldine. (2012). The Cat and the Bird: A Children's Book Inspired by Paul Klee. New York: Prestel. 

  13. Gerstein, Modicai. (2013). The First Drawing. New York: Little, Brown and Company.
  14. Goldin David. (2012).  Meet Me at the Art Museum: A Whimsical Look Behind the Scenes. New York: Henry A. Abrams.
  15. Harvey, Jeanne Walker. (2012). My Hand Sings the Blues: Romare Bearden's Childhood Journey.  Illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish Children.
  16. Haskins, Kathleen Benson. (2015). Draw What You See: The Life and Art of Benny Andrews. Illustrated by Benny Andrews. New York: Clarion Books.
  17. from Go:  A Kidd's Guide to Graphic Design. 
  18. Kidd, Chip. (2013). Go:  A Kidd's Guide to Graphic Design. New York: Workman Publishing Company.
  19. Krull, Kathleen. (2014). Lives of the Artists: Masterpieces, Messes (And What the Neighbors Thought). Illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt. New York: HMH Books.
  20. Letria,José Jorge. (2014). If I Were a Book. Illustrated by André Letria. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books.
  21. Levithan, David (Ed). (2012). The What We Remember, What We Forget: The Best Young Writers and Artists in America. New York: Push.
  22. Lewis, J. Patrick and Jane Yolen. (2011/2014). Self Portrait with Seven Fingers: The Life of Marc Chagall in Verse. Mankato, MN: Creative Editions.
  23. If I Were a Book

  24. Look, Lenore. (2013). Brush of the Gods. Illustrated by Meilo So. New York: Schwartz & Wade.
  25. Markel, Michelle. (2012). The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau. Illustrated by Amanda Hall. Minneapolis, MN: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers.
  26. National Gallery of Art. (2013). An Eye for Art: Focusing on Great Artists and Their Work. Chicago, IL: Chicago Review Press.
  27. Nelson, Marilyn. (2012). Ostrich and Lark. Illustrated by Cgoma Simon, Gamnqoa Kukama, Jan Tcega, Qgocgae Cao, Thamae Kaashe, and Xgaoc'o Xare (San artists of the Kuru Art Project in Botswana). Honesdale, PA: Boyds Mill Press.
  28. Novesky, Amy. (2012). Georgia in Hawaii: When Georgia O'Keeffe Painted What She Pleased. Illustrated by Yuyi Morales. New York: HMH Books.
  29. Parker, Marjorie Blain. (2012). Colorful Dreamer: the Story of Artist Henri Matisse. Illustrated by Holly Berry. New York: Dial.
  30. Penrose, Anthony. (2011). The Boy Who Bit PicassoNew York: Henry A. Abrams.
  31. from Colorful Dreamer: the Story of Artist Henri Matisse
  32. Perry, Rachel Berenson. (2012). Paint and Canvas: A Life of T.C. Steele. Indiana Historical Society.
  33. Powers, J.L. (2014). Colors of the Wind: The Story of Blind Artist and Champion Runner George Mendoza. Illustrated by George Mendoza and Hayley Morgan-Sanders. Purple House Press.
  34. Reynolds, Peter H. (2012). Sky Color. Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press.
  35. Ringgold, Faith. (2011). Henry Ossawa Turner: His Boyhood Dream Comes True. Piermont, NH: Bunker Hill Publishing.
  36. Rosenstock, Barbara. (2014). The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art. Illustrated by Mary GrandPre. New York: Knopf Books for Young Readers.
  37. Rubin Susan Goldman. (2013). Diego Rivera: An Artist for the PeopleNew York: Henry A. Abrams.
  38. Shyam, Bhajju. (2014). The London Jungle Book. Tara Books.

  39. Tan, Shaun. (2013). The Bird King: An Artist's NotebookNew York: Arthur A. Levin Book.
  40. Tate, Don. (2012). It Jes Happened: Will Bill Traylor Started to Draw. Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie. New york: lee & Low Books.
  41. Tonatiuh, Duncan. (2013). Diego Rivera: His World and OursNew York: Abrams Books for Young Readers.
  42. van Reek, Wouter. (2008). Coppernickle, The Invention. Brooklyn, NY: Enchanted Lions Books. 
  43. from Coppernickle Goes Mondrian.
  44. van Reek, Wouter. (2012). Coppernickle Goes Mondrian. Brooklyn, NY: Enchanted Lions Books.
  45. Verde, Susan. (2013). The Museum. Illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds. New York: Henry A. Abrams.
  46. Weatherford, Carole Boston. (2014). Sugar Hill: Harlem's Historic District. Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie. Park Ridge, IL: Albert Whitman & Company.
  47. Winter, Jeanette. (2014). Mr. Cornell's Dream BoxesNew York: Beach Lane Books.
  48. Winter, Jeanette. (2013). Henri's Scissors. New York: Beach Lane Books.
  49. Mr. Cornell's Dream Boxes

  50. Wix, Linney. (2010). Through a Narrow Window: Friedel Dicker-Brandeis and Her Terezín Students. Albuquerque, NM; University of New Mexico Press.
  51. from Mousterpiece.
  52. Young, Ed. (2011). The House Baba Built: An Artist's Childhood in China. New York: Little, Brown.
  53. Zalben, Jane Breskin. (2012). MousterpieceNew York: Roaring Brook Press. 

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