Tag Archives: art of books

Caldecott Scavenger Hunt

historyhobbit: bkmuse7 ‘s Caldecott library scavenger hunt: follow the golden medals to find the books shown in the 75th anniversary logo

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Imagination Station: Art of the Picture Book

historyhobbit: The art of the picture book! With bkmuse7 It’s my favorite time of year … Award season.

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So many beautiful things here . . .

schoollibraryjournal: The Ultimate Children’s Literature Illustrator Gift Guide — @100scopenotes 100 Scope Notes

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The SummHarry is fantastic illustration by comic artist, designer, and book author Lucy Knisley. This intense and extremely entertaining chart (click or tap… a Bayeaux Tapestry like illustration of the entire HP series! The entire plot of Harry Potter summarized in … Continue reading

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HP Fan art

Fan art @ HP Reading Club

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Boogie Woogie art a la Piet Mondrian

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I used Wouter van Reek’s Coppernickel Goes Mondrian (from the marvelous Enchanted Lion books!) to introduce the art of Piet Mondrian for this week’s Picture This at Westerville Public Library. We talked about how Mondrian was influenced by Picasso and Cubism (last … Continue reading

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The Stuff of Dreams: Surrealism & Magritte

Magritte’s Marvelous Hat by D.B. Johnson is a wonder – just look at the illustrations and then at Magritte’s work … so many aha moments! And the kids really responded to Magritte – such creativity! Picture This: Fine Art Edition, … Continue reading

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Self Portraits with Frida Kahlo & Chuck Close

At the first Picture This program of the summer, we studied Chuck Close’s grids & Frida Kahlo’s emotions.(with @Rebecca_Oneil). Picture This is for children entering grades 3-5 in the fall. We introduce children’s books and then make art in the … Continue reading

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Book Benches

schoollibraryjournal: (via Benches Shaped Like Open Books Will Pop Up All Over In London This Summer – Made in Shoreditch)

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Wild Things Graffitti

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