Fabulous: A Portrait of Andy Warhol

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Macmillan, May 24, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 40 pages

You might recognize him from his famous paintings of Campbell's soup cans and coke bottles. But do you know about the artist who created these images?

Any Warhol was often sick as a child but found comfort in reading comic books and most especially in drawing. From his early days in Pittsburgh in the 1930s to the height of his glory in the 1960s when he blurred the line between commercial art and fine art, this book chronicles an artist's remarkable path to becoming a renowned Pop Art icon.


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"Fabulous! A Portrait of Andy Warhol" is a picturebook biography of Andy Warhol. It maps his early sickly days during the 1930's in Pittsburgh. He was an avid comic book reader, which stemmed his ... Read full review

FABULOUS!: A Portrait of Andy Warhol

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The "fabulous" life of Andy Warhol is made accessible and understandable via this child-friendly look at the life and career of one of America's most recognizable painters.Shy, sickly Andy spent many ... Read full review


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Bonnie Christensen has written and illustrated many picture books including The Daring Nellie Bly: America's Star Reporter and Woody Guthrie: Poet of the People, which was a New York Times Notable Book and received the Horn Book- Boston Globe Honor Award. She lives in Wilson, North Carolina.

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