the perfect gift-shop purchase and a great investement for a family visit to the Gallery.
Featuring beautiful reproductions, fascinating facts and behind-the-scenes tours, as well as games and activities inspired by the art, young readers will be encouraged to find out more and get creative.
...the perfect gift-shop purchase and a great investment for a family visit to the Gallery. Children are introduced to famous works by painters such as Rembrandt, Rubens, Velázquez, Degas and others through beautiful reproductions as well as facts, puzzles, activities and did-you-knows inspired by the artworks.
You don't need to be planning a visit to the National Gallery to enjoy and learn from this book, but if you are going, then it will be marvellous to enjoy the book beforehand so you and your child can benefit fully; it's great for teachers planning class trips too (and the practical spiral binding makes it an ideal companion).
...the questions it poses are pertinent and thoughtful.
Based on works found in the National Gallery, Paul Thurlby lends his brilliant retro illustrations to this interactive book, sure to promote a life-long love of art.