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Vanessa Brantley-Newton – Illustrator Interview

I have been drooling over Vanessa’s artwork for years, and I will be reviewing her recently published picture book as author/illustrator, Grandma’s Purse, this Friday for Perfect Picture Book Friday.         [JM] Illustrator or author/illustrator?  If the latter, do … Continue reading

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THE IRIDESCENCE OF BIRDS, A Book About Henri Matisse – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: The Iridescence of Birds – A Book About Henri Matisse Written by: Patricia MacLachlan Illustrated by: Hadley Hooper Published by: A Neal Porter Book, Roaring Book Press, 2014 Themes/Topics: Henri Matisse, painters, the influence of childhood, France Suitable for ages: 5-11 40 pages, … Continue reading

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FRANCE M-O

Monet to Matisse One cannot speak of France, especially Provence, without falling under the charm of her art and artists. For over a century, artists of every style and school have flocked to Provence in search of vivacious colors and … Continue reading

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