A Magical Day with Matisse

Julie Merberg, Author, Chronicle Books, Author, Suzanne Bober, Author Chronicle Books $6.95 (22p) ISBN 978-0-8118-3414-8
Two board books by Julie Merberg and Suzanne Bober introduce the works of world-renowned artists to the youngest audience. In each, lyrical text accompanies 10 masterpieces. A Magical Day with Matisse, for example, features his famous ring of dancers in Dance II (""Let's dance and fly, hold hands and sing, and spin round and round in a rosie ring""). In the Garden with Van Gogh includes Sunflowers, Irises and The Starry Night. Back matter contains a list of the paintings and the museums in which they appear. (May)
Reviewed on: 03/01/2002
Release date: 03/01/2002
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