I spy a lion: animals in art

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Greenwillow Books, 1994 - Art - 48 pages
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A new feature from the acclaimed art appreciation series offers reproductions of great works of art in which young readers search for the animals and birds that are integral parts of the pictures.

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Review: I Spy a Lion: Animals in Art

User Review  - dee - Goodreads

This was a really neat book. New twist to I Spy books. You look for animals in classic works of art. Beautifully done. Read full review

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User Review  - mwittkids - LibraryThing

This series combines the fun of playing "I Spy" with art appreciation. Read full review

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About the author (1994)

Lucy Micklethwait says, "I began to play 'I Spy' with paintings with my own children when they were very young. Over and over again my children pointed out things which I had never noticed before--an apple that had fallen to the floor, a funny-shaped shoe, an expression on a face. Although we were simply 'looking at pictures, ' I was well aware that, by making these paintings accessible, I was enabling my children to build up a store of images in their own minds which must inevitably lead to some interest in fine art." Ms. Micklethwait's books for children include "I Spy Shapes in Art"; "I Spy: An Alphabet in Art"; "I Spy Two Eyes: Numbers in Art".