Before They Were Famous: How Seven Artists Got Their Start

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Millbrook Press, Aug 1, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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When famous artists were kids, did they paint like artists? Or did they paint like kids? Find out for yourself in the pages of this book by art lover Bob Raczka. You'll see some of the first works ever done by seven well-known artists. You'll also learn plenty of fascinating facts about the artists' childhoods. You'll also learn plenty of fascinating facts about the artists' childhoods. You'll even see some of their later works, which show how their styles changed over time. These famous artists all grew up to have their own unique styles. But when they were kids, they all had one thing in common: they loved to make art.
 

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Age App: intermediate Genre: informational Review: this was a great example of an informational text because the author presented seven different artists who were drawing as young children. It does ... Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
3
Albrecht Durer
4
Michelangelo Buonarroti
8
Artemisia Gentileschi
12
John Singer Sargent
16
Paul Klee
20
Pablo Picasso
24
Salvador DalÝ
28
Photo Acknowledgments
32
Back Flap
33
Back Cover
34
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Bob Raczka lives with his wife, sons, daughter, and dog, Rufus, in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. He is the author of several children s books, but Guyku is his first with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Visit Bob at www.bobraczka.com

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