Katie: Katie and the Spanish Princess
By James Mayhew
Make art an adventure with classic picture book character, Katie, in this wonderful introduction to three of Spain's most famous artists!
Join Katie as she steps into some of the most famous paintings in the world for an exciting art adventure!
Katie needs ideas for a costume, and when she sees a beautiful princess dress in a painting it seems the very thing. But she soon discovers that fancy clothes and adventures don't always mix . . .
'A wonderful way to engage children with art. A brilliant combination of education and storytelling' - Parents in Touch (Katie's Picture Show)
This art adventure features five famous Spanish paintings: Portrait of the Infanta Margarita and Philip IV of Spain by Velazquez, Manuel Osorio Manrique from Zuniga and The Parasol by Goya, and A Peasant Boy Leaning on a Sill by Murillo.
Classic picture book character, Katie, has been delighting children for over 25 years. Why not collect all 13 titles in the series?
Katie's Picture Show
Katie and the Impressionists
Katie and the Mona Lisa
Katie and the Sunflowers
Katie and the British Artists
Katie and the Waterlily Pond
Katie and the Starry Night
Katie and the Bathers
Katie in London
Katie's London Christmas
Katie in Scotland
Katie and the Dinosaurs
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03 Sep 2015
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A fun adventure — Write Away
[A] magical adventure with an introduction to the Spanish Master's art and a bit of social history thrown in — The Bookbag
An utterly charming book — School Librarian
A great introduction to Spanish painting — Daily Express
What an innovative way of teaching children about art and history, and how skilfully the works of art are reproduced — Writing Magazine