Alix Wood - Urban Street Art - Hachette Children's Group

Urban Street Art

By Alix Wood

  • Hardback
  • £12.99

Attractive, exciting hands-on guides to contemporary art forms.

Is it Art? is a series of books focusing on exciting contemporary art forms. From graffiti to junk sculptures and from urban street art to installations, Is it Art? offers young readers examples from each medium and tells the story behind their creation. The series also encourages discussion and suggests activities so that readers can try making their own art.

Biographical Notes

Alix Wood has written books for children on many different subjects, and has written several titles on art and on artists. She is an artist and illustrator herself and loves painting and drawing. She also enjoys playing with her pet chickens, travelling and walking in the countryside.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781445144078
  • Publication date: 10 Sep 2015
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
Wayland

Swimming

Alix Wood
Authors:
Alix Wood

Learn an array of water skills with Get Active!: Swimming. From breaststroke to backstroke, lifesaving to water polo, this book has useful photos, step-by-step guides and technical tips to help you perfect a whole host of strokes and skills.When your favourite thing to do is physically active, it's easy to have fun and be fit! Readers will dive into swimming, bend over backwards for gymnastics, find peace with yoga, and more, through fun, informational content about many popular activities. Step-by-step instructions will help readers learn all the right moves, and even teach them how to pursue a career! Colourful photographs will draw future ice-skaters, dancers, and martial artists into the fascinating world of their sport - and encourage them to keep practicing! This inspires a healthy lifestyle through fun, varied types of exercise, and is a perfect tool for children aged 9+.

Wayland

Yoga

Alix Wood
Authors:
Alix Wood

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Wayland

Ice Skating

Alix Wood
Authors:
Alix Wood

Learn an array of different skating skills with Get Active!: Ice Skating. From turning to falling, ice dancing to ice hockey, this book has useful photos, step-by-step guides and technical tips to help you perfect a whole host of skills and moves.When your favourite thing to do is physically active, it's easy to have fun and be fit! Readers will dive into swimming, bend over backwards for gymnastics, find peace with yoga, and more, through fun, informational content about many popular activities. Step-by-step instructions will help readers learn all the right moves, and even teach them how to pursue a career! Colourful photographs will draw future ice-skaters, dancers, and martial artists into the fascinating world of their sport - and encourage them to keep practicing! This inspires a healthy lifestyle through fun, varied types of exercise, and is a perfect tool for children aged 9+.

Wayland

Martial Arts

Alix Wood
Authors:
Alix Wood

Learn an array of different disciplines with Get Active!: Martial Arts. From Kung Fu to Jujitsu, Aikido to Judo, this book has useful photos, step-by-step guides and technical tips to help you perfect a whole host of moves.When your favourite thing to do is physically active, it's easy to have fun and be fit! Readers will dive into swimming, bend over backwards for gymnastics, find peace with yoga, and more, through fun, informational content about many popular activities. Step-by-step instructions will help readers learn all the right moves, and even teach them how to pursue a career! Colourful photographs will draw future ice-skaters, dancers, and martial artists into the fascinating world of their sport - and encourage them to keep practicing! This inspires a healthy lifestyle through fun, varied types of exercise, and is a perfect tool for children aged 9+.

Wayland

Dance

Alix Wood
Authors:
Alix Wood
Wayland

Gymnastics

Alix Wood
Authors:
Alix Wood

Learn an array of different gymnastic disciplines with Get Active!: Gymnastics. From floor work to vaulting, the beam to the trampoline, this book has useful photos, step-by-step guides and technical tips to help you perfect a whole host of skills.When your favourite thing to do is physically active, it's easy to have fun and be fit! Readers will dive into swimming, bend over backwards for gymnastics, find peace with yoga, and more, through fun, informational content about many popular activities. Step-by-step instructions will help readers learn all the right moves, and even teach them how to pursue a career! Colourful photographs will draw future ice-skaters, dancers, and martial artists into the fascinating world of their sport - and encourage them to keep practicing! This inspires a healthy lifestyle through fun, varied types of exercise, and is a perfect tool for children aged 9+.

Franklin Watts

Art Installations

Alix Wood
Authors:
Alix Wood
Franklin Watts

Junk Sculpture

Alix Wood
Authors:
Alix Wood

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Franklin Watts

JMW Turner

Alix Wood
Authors:
Alix Wood
Franklin Watts

Vincent van Gogh

Alix Wood
Authors:
Alix Wood

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Franklin Watts

Edgar Degas

Alix Wood
Authors:
Alix Wood

Great Artists introduces young readers to some of the world's great artists. The books feature easy-to-read text and some of the most famous examples of each artist's work, as well as photographs of places and people of importance.

Franklin Watts

Graffiti

Alix Wood
Authors:
Alix Wood

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Franklin Watts

Claude Monet

Alix Wood
Authors:
Alix Wood

Learn all about the life of Claude Monet, the founder of Impressionism? Discover who inspired him, what his most famous paintings are and how he invented a new style of painting.Great Artists introduces young readers to some of the world's great artists. The books feature easy-to-read text and some of the most famous examples of each artist's work, as well as photographs of places and people of importance.

Franklin Watts

Rembrandt van Rijn

Alix Wood
Authors:
Alix Wood

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Franklin Watts

Paul Cézanne

Alix Wood
Authors:
Alix Wood
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