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Product Description: Can you use your cunning and classic art comprehension to solve the mystery of the forged paintings? Discover your detective skills in Classic Art Counterfeit. Questions are carefully chosen to address core subjects for the age group...read more

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9781682970393 | Qeb Pub Inc, October 15, 2016, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Can you use your cunning and classic art comprehension to solve the mystery of the forged paintings?

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Product Description: Featuring six mosaics from around the world, this book explores different types of story, from historical recount in the Alexander Mosaic to film story in 'North by Northwest'. Each mosaic is looked at in detail, and a more general introduction to the medium provides a historical context...read more

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9780750253963 | Gardners Books, March 13, 2008, cover price $22.10 | About this edition: Stories in Art: Mosaics looks at six examples of mosaic art, discussing the stories depicted in them and picking out interesting detail, as well as looking at the medium's history and technique.

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9780750294409 | Wayland, September 27, 2016, cover price $11.99 | About this edition: Featuring six mosaics from around the world, this book explores different types of story, from historical recount in the Alexander Mosaic to film story in 'North by Northwest'.

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9781404244382 | Powerkids Pr, September 1, 2008, cover price $26.50 | About this edition: Stories in Art: Mosaics looks at six examples of mosaic art, discussing the stories depicted in them and picking out interesting detail, as well as looking at the medium's history and technique.

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Product Description: Featuring six tapestries and textiles from around the world, this book explores the stories told through the art form, from medieval legend in The Lady and the Unicorn to biblical tale in Harriet Powers' Bible quilt. Each tapestry and textile is looked at in detail, and a more general introduction to the medium provides historical context...read more

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9780750294416 | Wayland, September 13, 2016, cover price $11.99 | About this edition: Featuring six tapestries and textiles from around the world, this book explores the stories told through the art form, from medieval legend in The Lady and the Unicorn to biblical tale in Harriet Powers' Bible quilt.

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Product Description: In this charming New York City souvenir gift book, children learn the alphabet and the city through the art in one of the world’s greatest museums. From “Avenue” to “Zeppelin,” this deluxe alphabet book looks at New York City through the eyes of artists whose works are in the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York...read more
By Metropolitan Museum of Art (other contributor)

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9780789325976 | Rizzoli Intl Pubns, September 13, 2016, cover price $4.98 | also contains NYC ABC | About this edition: In this charming New York City souvenir gift book, children learn the alphabet and the city through the art in one of the world’s greatest museums.
9780847837014 | Skira, September 6, 2011, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: In this charming New York City souvenir gift book, children learn the alphabet and the city through the art in one of the world’s greatest museums.

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Product Description: An enthralling journey through the story of world art, from early cave paintings right up to the present day. Discover artists and their art around the world, in 68 exciting and imaginative tales about artists and the way they created their work...read more
By Michael Bird and Kate Evans (illustrator)

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9781780676159 | Laurence King Pub, August 9, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: An enthralling journey through the story of world art, from early cave paintings right up to the present day.

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Product Description: Focusing on both the ancient (Inca) and living (Yanomami) cultures of South America, this volume captures the South American mythmakers fascination with shape shifting and magic. It includes the tale of the first Inca, who built the city of Cuzco on the spot where his staff disappeared into the ground, and the sky people, who discovered the rain forest teeming with animals...read more

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9781499463996 | Rosen Young Adult, August 15, 2016, cover price $45.10 | About this edition: Focusing on both the ancient (Inca) and living (Yanomami) cultures of South America, this volume captures the South American mythmakers fascination with shape shifting and magic.

Product Description: The behind-the-scenes stories of the history and development of the fields of art, psychology, and philosophy are told in these fascinating volumes. Featuring all the most important discoveries and breakthroughs, the landmark works, the giant personalities, and the conflicts and controversies associated with each field, readers are treated to a highly detailed panorama that offers a thorough grounding in each profiled discipline...read more

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9781508171669 | Rosen Young Adult, August 15, 2016, cover price $138.30 | About this edition: The behind-the-scenes stories of the history and development of the fields of art, psychology, and philosophy are told in these fascinating volumes.

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Product Description: One artist that comes to mind in connection with cubist art is Pablo Picasso. Picasso famously painted in a cubist style from about 1909 to 1912. Readers can try out Picassos techniques as well as those of Paul Cezanne, Juan Gris, and others in this introduction to cubism...read more

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9781482450415 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $26.60 | About this edition: One artist that comes to mind in connection with cubist art is Pablo Picasso.

Product Description: Drawing is the technique of producing images on a surface, usually paper, by means of marks, usually of ink, graphite, chalk, charcoal, or crayon. Although drawings differ in quality, they have a common purposeto give visible form to an idea and to express the artist's feeling about it...read more
By Trenton Hamilton (editor)

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9781680483710 | Britannica Educational Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $36.25 | About this edition: Drawing is the technique of producing images on a surface, usually paper, by means of marks, usually of ink, graphite, chalk, charcoal, or crayon.

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Product Description: Abstract art might seem hard to define. But, by introducing readers to the major artists of the style, theyll have a good idea of the general characteristics of an abstract piece. In addition to biographical information about Henri Matisse, Jasper Johns, Paul Klee, and more important abstract artists, readers learn about each masters most famous pieces and ways they were able to achieve the look of the work...read more

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9781482450453 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $26.60 | About this edition: Abstract art might seem hard to define.

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9781482449723 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $159.60

Product Description: This exciting book offers readers an examination of the world of medieval myth and its historical roots. It brings an ancient culture to life as never before. As a result, this is a world history like no other. It is filled with the strange stories, mystic rites, angry gods, vision quests, and magic symbols at the heart of all cultures but left out of most history books...read more

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9781499463958 | Rosen Young Adult, August 15, 2016, cover price $45.10 | About this edition: This exciting book offers readers an examination of the world of medieval myth and its historical roots.

Product Description: This book introduces readers to the epic legends and myths of Mesopotamias ancient civilizations. One such story tells of the rage of the goddess Ishtar. Spurned by the warrior-king Gilgamesh and seeking to wreak her revenge, Ishtar persuaded her father, Anu, to release the Bull of Heaven...read more

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9781499463972 | Rosen Young Adult, August 15, 2016, cover price $45.10 | About this edition: This book introduces readers to the epic legends and myths of Mesopotamias ancient civilizations.

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Product Description: Readers might be familiar with some of the works of Vincent Van Gogh. What they might not know is that he was an expressionist. The expressionists used color and painting techniques to suggest mood and emotion. An introduction to expressionism and celebrated expressionists, this book presents readers with the life and famous works of Edvard Munch, Van Gogh, Marc Chagall, and more through understandable, age-appropriate content...read more

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9781482450378 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $26.60 | About this edition: Readers might be familiar with some of the works of Vincent Van Gogh.

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Product Description: What made pop art special? Readers can find out the answer to this question through the colorful, fun pages of this book, which highlights the major features and figures of pop art. Profiles of Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Richard Hamilton, and more pop artists introduce readers to famous pop art works as well as major techniques each artist used...read more

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9781482450262 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $26.60 | About this edition: What made pop art special?

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Product Description: Its fun to draw from your imagination. Surrealist artists, such as Salvador Dali and Max Ernst, created masterpieces of scenes that look real but couldnt be. Through an introduction to the features of surrealist art and profiles of famous surrealists, readers learn how to spot a painting or other work created in this genre of art...read more

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9781482450231 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $26.60 | About this edition: Its fun to draw from your imagination.

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Product Description: Some of the most famous artists of all time were from the impressionist school. Claude Monet, Georges Seurat, and Edgar Degas all created works that have stood the test of time, and they were impressionists. Readers learn about the characteristics of impressionist art and the techniques used to create it...read more

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9781482450309 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $26.60 | About this edition: Some of the most famous artists of all time were from the impressionist school.

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Product Description: Of all the peoples who fought for supremacy on the vast eastern European plains, the Slavs have proved the most enduring. This book describes how they spread out from homelands beyond the Carpathian Mountains, settling territory south into the Balkans and as far west as the Elbe River...read more

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9781499463965 | Rosen Young Adult, August 15, 2016, cover price $45.10 | About this edition: Of all the peoples who fought for supremacy on the vast eastern European plains, the Slavs have proved the most enduring.

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Product Description: From the glories of the High Renaissance in Italy to the emotional visions of the Romantics, and from the groundbreaking techniques of the Impressionists to the radical canvases of the Abstract Expressionists, this book provides a fascinating look at the major movements in the history of Western painting...read more

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9781499464023 | Rosen Young Adult, August 15, 2016, cover price $46.10 | About this edition: From the glories of the High Renaissance in Italy to the emotional visions of the Romantics, and from the groundbreaking techniques of the Impressionists to the radical canvases of the Abstract Expressionists, this book provides a fascinating look at the major movements in the history of Western painting.

Product Description: According to Japanese mythology, the cosmos took form spontaneously from chaos. Lighter elements formed the abode of the gods, while heavier ones became the shapeless Earth. Many divinities emerged in these two realms, but the seventh celestial couple consisted of Izanagi and Izanami, a god and goddess whose destiny was to establish the sea-kissed islands of Japan in the unruly waters far below...read more

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9781499463989 | Rosen Young Adult, August 15, 2016, cover price $45.10 | About this edition: According to Japanese mythology, the cosmos took form spontaneously from chaos.

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Product Description: The story of the postman who brought Vincent Van Gogh letters from his brother, Theo, when the artist lived in Arles. These letters played a vital role in encouraging Vincent to keep on painting through difficult times.
By Jeong-yeon Yim (illustrator)

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9781925248838 | Reprint edition (Big & Small, August 1, 2016), cover price $8.99 | About this edition: The story of the postman who brought Vincent Van Gogh letters from his brother, Theo, when the artist lived in Arles.

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9781925249101 | Big & Small, August 1, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: The story of the postman who brought Vincent Van Gogh letters from his brother, Theo, when the artist lived in Arles.

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Product Description: A young girl delights in dressing up as some of the people in portraits by Auguste Renoir. Her joy and her observations highlight the brilliance and verve of the artist's style.
By Hye-won Yang (illustrator)

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9781925248869 | Reprint edition (Big & Small, August 1, 2016), cover price $8.99 | About this edition: A young girl delights in dressing up as some of the people in portraits by Auguste Renoir.

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9781925249132 | Big & Small, August 1, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: A young girl delights in dressing up as some of the people in portraits by Auguste Renoir.

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Product Description: Using sketches and paintings by Monet, this story explains how the artist developed his methods for rendering the effects of light, and how he created works that were in many ways more realistic than anything painted before.
By Jae-seon Ahn (illustrator)

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9781925248821 | Reprint edition (Big & Small, August 1, 2016), cover price $8.99 | About this edition: Using sketches and paintings by Monet, this story explains how the artist developed his methods for rendering the effects of light, and how he created works that were in many ways more realistic than anything painted before.

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9781925249095 | Big & Small, August 1, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Using sketches and paintings by Monet, this story explains how the artist developed his methods for rendering the effects of light, and how he created works that were in many ways more realistic than anything painted before.

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Product Description: This story reveals how Rembrandt endured poverty and misfortune but continued to paint startling portraits, even when he could hardly afford to buy paints or pay models.
By Sam-hyeon Kim (illustrator)

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9781925248845 | Reprint edition (Big & Small, August 1, 2016), cover price $8.99 | About this edition: Rembrandt painted some of the most extraordinary portraits ever made.

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9781925249118 | Big & Small, August 1, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: This story reveals how Rembrandt endured poverty and misfortune but continued to paint startling portraits, even when he could hardly afford to buy paints or pay models.

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