Author(s): Pablo Picasso
A groundbreaking study of animals as captured in rarely seen sketches by legendary artist Pablo Picasso
The masterful drawings of Pablo Picasso are used to teach animal recognition in this artful, read-aloud board book. Birds & Other Animals takes children through Picasso's series of single-line animal drawings, beginning and ending with various kinds of birds. The cleverly whimsical charm of Picasso's sketches keeps readers engaged, while the accompanying text enriches the experience with conversational commentary. Readers will not only broaden their visual definitions of which animals are which, but also grow familiar with fine art in this relevant and relatable third title in the 'First Concepts with Fine Artists' series. Includes a read-aloud 'about the artist'.
"The third title in a lovely early-learning concept series presenting fine art, this beautiful little board book features Pablo Picasso's masterful and whimsical animal sketches. There's even an introduction to the artist, perfect for mini art-fans in the making."—countryandtownhouse.co.uk
"Even preschoolers can be fine art experts with this series... Discover animal recognition together through this arty, read aloud book. Journey through a landscape of beautiful line drawings with a fun storyline that brings pets and animals to life in the most accessible way."—Smallish
Pablo Picasso was one of the twentieth century's most influential artists, as well as a co-creator of cubism. He produced over 50,000 paintings, drawings, engravings, sculptures, and ceramics throughout his life, and his work continues to be among the world's most exhibited and collected.