Linnea in Monet's Garden

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Sourcebooks, Incorporated, Oct 1, 2012 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 46 pages
45 Reviews

25th Anniversary Edition

Linnea has been in Paris. And she has visited the painter Claude Monet's garden! She even stood on the same little Japanese bridge that Monet painted so often in his pictures. In Paris, Linnea got to see many of the real paintings.

Now she can understand what it means to be called an Impressionist, and she knows a lot about Monet's life in the pink house where he lived with his eight children.

Twenty-five years after its original publication, this celebration of the wonder of art is available once again in an enlarged keepsake edition. The joy and inspiration Linnea discovers in Monet's garden will be eagerly embraced by a new generation of readers.

"Original and charming."—New Yorker

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Great introduction to art for kids. - Goodreads
The illustrations are wonderful. - Goodreads
Beautiful illustrations and story. - Goodreads
... love the illustrations in it! - Goodreads
Photographs cannot compare to the real paintings. - Goodreads

Review: Linnea in Monet's Garden

User Review  - Mili Fay - Goodreads

"Linnea in Monet's Garden" by Christina Bjõrk, illustrated by Lena Anderson (1985) Translation by Joan Sandin (1987) Rabén & Sjögren Publishing, Stockholm, Sweeden This book is about a little girl's ... Read full review

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User Review  - Merrilee Larson - Goodreads

Everyone who loves a garden and who loves Monet's paintings will love and cherish this beautiful little book. The illustrations are wonderful. It is a good book for introducing a bit of art history to young children. I recently re-read the book and I'm so glad I did. Read full review

About the author (2012)

Christina Bjork and Lena Anderson have collaborated on children's books for many years, including Linnea's Windowsill Garden and Linnea's Almanac, which won the West German National Children's Book Award in 1984. Like Linnea, the authors were nature-loving city girls, born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden. The studio they share today is a charming country house with a lovely garden right in the heart of Stockholm.

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