Katie and the British Artists
By James Mayhew
Make art an adventure with classic picture book character, Katie, in this wonderful introduction to some of Britain's most famous artists! Featuring paintings by Turner, Constable, Gainsborough and Stubbs.
Join Katie as she steps into some of the most famous paintings in the world for an exciting art adventure!
Katie can't decide what she wants to be when she grows up. Perhaps a trip to the gallery will be an inspiration, as the characters in five famous paintings come to life! Will she be an explorer, a train driver, a horse rider or an artist . . . ?
'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 British paintings:The Cornfield by Constable, Rain, Steam and Speed and The Fighting Temeraire by Turner, Whistlejacket by Stubbs, and The Painter's Daughters Chasing a Butterfly by Gainsborough.
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 Waterlily Pond
Katie and the Starry Night
Katie and the Spanish Princess
Katie and the Bathers
Katie in London
Katie's London Christmas
Katie in Scotland
Katie and the Dinosaurs
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02 Jul 2015
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Appealing and imaginative mini-introduction to Art History — Bournemouth Daily Echo
Katie is engaging, mischievous, adventurous and playful ... a great book to read aloud — The Bookbag
The illustrations are mini-masterpieces and bring the story to life beautifully — Families (Bristol)
The formula for Katie's entry into the world of each painting is never forced and the author manages to maintain a balance between pastiche ad personal visual language through a genuine empathy with the formal qualities of the paintings — Books For Keeps
A fantastic read with fabulous illustrations — Kid Around