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Mousterpiece - Jane Breskin Zalben
Mousterpiece
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Circles and squares! Squiggles and wiggles and stripes! When Jansen the mouse discovers the art of such greats as Picasso, Matisse, and Warhol, the bright, bold colors and shapes capture her imagination and spark her creativity. Join Jansen on a colorful tour of contemporary art in this new work... show more
Circles and squares! Squiggles and wiggles and stripes! When Jansen the mouse discovers the art of such greats as Picasso, Matisse, and Warhol, the bright, bold colors and shapes capture her imagination and spark her creativity. Join Jansen on a colorful tour of contemporary art in this new work from an acclaimed author and illustrator. Mousterpiece is a Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book of 2012
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781596435490 (1596435496)
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Pages no: 36
Edition language: English
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daisysaffron
daisysaffron rated it
4.5 A Masterpiece of a Book
Art often gets left out of most in-classroom teaching, but I believe that "Mousterpiece" can help bridge that gap. The book is about a mouse who copies the styles of famous artists in her paintings. She is discovered and asked to display her artwork in a show. She realizes that her favorite painting...
ereksonj
ereksonj rated it
It's really informational text more than it is a story book. Zalben puts a survey of modern art into a simple narrative. She does not attempt to explain the pieces shown or to do interpretation. This was nice. The concept of styles is brought home with Zalben's own painting attributed to Janson, her...
Peace, Love & Books
Peace, Love & Books rated it
3.0 Mousterpiece
Fun introduction to modern artists.
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