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Jul 16, 2015
| ISBN 9783791372297
| Middle Grade (8-12)
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Jul 16, 2015 | ISBN 9783791372297 | Middle Grade (8-12)
This fascinating look into the world of the artist Frida Kahlo introduces children to the themes that infused Kahlo’s vibrant paintings, while demonstrating how her life influenced her art. Parrots, trees, deer, family members, friends, flowers, the sun and the moon—Frida Kahlo’s use of symbolism and color wonderfully lends itself to teaching children about the artistic process. Through illustrations of her work and photographs ofKahlo and her family, children are encouraged to learn about herlife, artworks, and important relationships. An engaging text andgorgeous reproductions call attention to Kahlo’s use of bold colorand natural imagery, as well as her ingenious use of perspective,collage, and varying styles. Children will learn much about creativeself-expression through this beautifully designed and insightfulbook about Kahlo’s life and work.
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