The Vermeer Interviews: Conversations with Seven Works of Art

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Millbrook Press, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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In this innovative look at seven paintings by Jan Vermeer, author Bob Raczka takes on the role of interviewer and the people in the paintings become his willing subjects. From The Milkmaid to The Geographer, Raczka teases out fascinating details about these gorgeous works of art and their mysterious creator. As you might imagine, after more than three hundred years of silence, the characters inside these paintings have much to share.
  

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Review: The Vermeer Interviews: Conversations with Seven Works of Art

User Review  - Shelli - Goodreads

Who hasn't looked at a stunning piece of art and speculated what the artist was thinking when they painted it? What was happening in the mind of the subject being painted? Or what events led to this ... Read full review

Review: The Vermeer Interviews: Conversations with Seven Works of Art

User Review  - Janet - Goodreads

Although a book written for children, I enjoyed and gained info about Vermeer and his work from this title. An interesting way to present info by pretending to interview the subjects of seven ... Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
3
An Everyday Beauty
5
A Bit Of Wanderlust
9
The Riddle Of The Sphinx
13
How To Read A Painting
17
Reflections And Rectangles
21
Mirror Mirror
25
Two Love Stories
29
Bibliography
32
Back Flap
33
Back Cover
34
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Bob Raczka lives with his wife, sons, daughter, and dog, RufBob Raczka lives with his wife, sons, daughter, and dog, Rufus, in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. He is the author of several chius, in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. He is the author of several children's books, but Guyku is his first with Houghton Mifflin ldren's books, but Guyku is his first with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Visit Bob at www.bobraczka.com Harcourt. Visit Bob at www.bobraczka.com

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