Hands-On Art for Children in the Styles of 100 Great Picture Book Illustrators
Author: MaryAnn F. Kohl
Publisher: Bright Ring Publishing
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
"Storybook Art" is the long awaited literacy connection to art with 100 easy art activities inspired by 100 great picture book illustrators and their award-winning books -- both favorite classics and classics to be. Each activity has a personal quote by the illustrator, a child-sketched portrait, clear line art, and easy to follow materials and open-ended steps that value individual expression. The book is loaded with children's original art, a special resource chapter with awards and website links, birthday list of illustrators, and a unique chart of contents. No expertise is needed. Everyday materials like crayons, glue, scissors, and paint will allow young illustrators to blossom while learning to love readin with a new awareness or art, illustration and technique.
"This handy resource contains more than enough patterns, projects and plans to take you all the way throug January. The creative materials in this book will help you decorate the classroom, communicate with parents, motivate children, teach basic skills present special units and projects, plan activities and events, and create a stimulating learning environment for young children.
"This illustrated publication accompanies a major exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum, the first retrospective presentation of Hassam's work in a museum since 1972. Unique to this volume are an account of Hassam's lifelong campaign to market his art, a study of the frames he selected and designed for his paintings, and an unprecedented lifetime exhibition record. Included in addition are a checklist of works in the exhibition and a chronology of Hassam's life. All works in the exhibition as well as comparative materials are reproduced."--BOOK JACKET.
Writing is best taught through models. Showing K-8 students how other authors apply the writing-craft skills that you teach is a vital part of writing instruction. This innovative resource matches 24 fundamental writing-craft Target Skills to a wide selection of fiction and non-fiction books, providing a solid set of strong models for writing-craft instruction. Both trade books and texts available only from educational publishers are included. Most of these are picture books, which are particularly engaging for young readers. A Target Skill cross-index helps you reference models and multiple craft skills.
Carol Anne Smith is a normal, little girl whose middle-class family lives in the suburbs of New York.Her father is an inventor who, one day, invents this machine that can make any item either grow, or shrink, from it's original size, but Carol Anne becomes an unwitting guinea-pig when the family cat, named Snowy, knocks the machine, called a re-atomizer, over, activating the machine, and turning Carol Anne into a doll-house figurine miniature of herself, and she must now live in her doll-house and watch out for dangers that were mere minor annoyances to her in the past, including the family cat, who turns on her. Can Carol Anne survive until her father can get the needed replacement parts to make the re-atomizer work again, or will Carol Anne be relegated to living her life in her doll-house, in total and abject fear of her surroundings? Find out in this grip