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Mar 18, 2002
| ISBN 9780448425191
| 5-9 years
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Mar 18, 2002 | ISBN 9780448425191 | 5-9 years
Keesia and Henri Matisse have the same birthday—New Year’s Eve! That’s why she picks him for her artist report. She finds out that over his long career Matisse made paintings, sculpture, books, costumes, and her favorite—his cut-outs, or what Matisse called “drawing with scissors.” The report is filled with about 20 of Matisse’s masterpieces as well as artwork that Keesia has created in his “style” (cut-out leaves, drawings through windows, fauvist animals). As she follows Matisse through his life she discovers why he is considered one of the greatest artists of the twentieth century.
Jane O’Connor is the award-wining author of over 100 children’s books, including the New York Times best-selling Fancy Nancy series. She lives in New York City.
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