Vincent's Starry Night and Other Stories: A Children's History of Art (Hardcover)

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By Michael Bird, Kate Evans (Illustrator)
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Description


Go on an enthralling journey through 40,000 years of art and learn about everything from cave paintings to Cubism! Written by educator and art historian Michael Bird, and illustrated by Kate Evans, Vincent's Starry Night and Other Stories is made up of 68 chapters of stories about art through the ages. The book also includes reproductions of featured artworks, a comprehensive timeline of events, and extra feature spreads on places connected with art.

An essential reference book for all children who love art and stories, this book is the perfect blend of both. Discover artists and their art around the world, in exciting and imaginative tales about artists and the way they created their work.

Fresh, new take on presenting the history of art – using a well-thought-out timeline, carefully selected artists and artworks, beautiful illustrations, and engaging storytelling, this book will delight all curious minds
Perfect for home, classroom or school library – an interesting supplement to learning about art and history for parents and teachers
Be inspired – the stories explore art from different parts of the world, and they draw on events from history that inspired many great works of art
A beautiful gift – this is a beautiful book; hardcover with exquisite illustrations and photographs throughout

Let your child discover the wonder of art and history with Vincent's Starry Night and Other Stories.

Michael Bird is a writer, art historian and radio broadcaster. His books include 100 Ideas that Changed Art. He has also published many essays and articles, and lectures widely. He currently holds a Goodison Fellowship at the British Library, where he is researching the oral history of modern British art.

Kate Evans is a freelance illustrator with clients including HarperCollins, The Guardian, Macmillan Books, National Geographic, Transport for London and V&A Magazine. She has had exhibitions in Bristol, Bath, London and Stockholm. Kate lives and works in Bristol.

About the Author


Michael Bird is a writer, art historian, and radio broadcaster. His books include 100 Ideas that Changed Art (Laurence King, 2012) and The St Ives Artists: A Biography of Place and Time (2008). He has also published many essays and articles, and lectures widely. He currently holds a Goodison Fellowship at the British Library, where he is researching the oral history of modern British art.

Kate Evans graduated from Falmouth College of Arts with a BA Hons Illustration in 2006. She is now a freelance illustrator with clients including HarperCollins, the Guardian, Macmillan Books, National Geographic, Transport for London, and V&A Magazine. She has had exhibitions in Bristol, Bath, London, and Stockholm. Kate lives and works in Bristol.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781780676159
ISBN-10: 1780676158
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Publication Date: August 23rd, 2016
Pages: 336
Language: English