A fascinating introduction to the world’s most famous art and artists. This comprehensive guide provides a first look at art for young readers, and focuses on the collection of paintings housed in The National Gallery, London. The book sets itself apart from the competition as it also includes a free app that allows you to create your own virtual gallery at home.
• Published in association with the National Gallery, London—the fifth most visited art museum in the world.
• Includes a free downloadable interactive app, which allows you to create a virtual art gallery in your own home and display your own work next to the masters!
• Each spread is filled with glorious images of famous paintings and informative, bite-sized chunks of text, supplementing the art curriculum taught in schools.
• “Did You Know?” and “Art Lesson” feature boxes appear throughout the book to offer an extra level of information that includes art theory, fun facts and projects to try at home.
Susie Hodge is an author, art historian, historian and artist. As well as non-fiction books for adults and children (currently she has over 90 in print), Susie also writes articles and web resources for galleries and museums. She paints and illustrates for various publications. Recently published art titles include My Big Art Show (Thames & Hudson, 2014), How to Look at Art (Tate Publishing, 2014), and Art: Everything You Need to Know about the Greatest Artists and their Works (Quercus, 2014).