Katie and the British Artists
Katie just can't decide what she wants to be when she grows up. Perhaps a trip to the gallery to see five famous paintings by world-renowned British artists might give her some ideas? And can she help the shepherd boy from Constable's 'The Cornfield' to round up all those pesky sheep?
For almost two decades, the Katie series has been bringing art to life for young children. This ninth adventure focuses on much-loved paintings from Turner, Gainsborough, Constable and Stubbs.
Katie and the Bathers
Join Katie as five famous Pointillist paintings come alive for her!
On a hot, sunny day, a painting of some bathers in a cool river proves too tempting for Katie, and so she dives straight into the picture! But Katie doesn't just cause a splash - she causes a flood! Paddling with new friends might be fun, but how will Katie stop the water pouring into the gallery?
A wonderful introduction and explanation of the Pointillist art style, featuring five masterpieces from three famous artists:
Bathers at Asnieres by Georges Seurat
Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte by Georges Seurat
Port of Honfleur by Georges Seurat
Woman Hanging up the Washing by Camille Pissarro
Portrait of Felix Feneon by Paul Signac
Katie In London
Discover the most famous and popular sights in London with classic picture book character, Katie. When Katie and her brother, Jack, visit London with Grandma, at first it seems it's full of big buses, big buildings and bigger crowds, until the Trafalgar Square lion takes them on a wonderful tour of the city taking in such sights as The Tower of London, Buckingham Palace and the London Eye! This latest edition of a classic book is the perfect gift. Why not collect all 13 Katie titles.
London comes to life in this magical adventure - Independent on Sunday
Featuring many of the key sights of Britain's capital, this storybook has become a bestselling introduction to London, and a perfect story for children visiting the city for the first time.
Katie Meets the Impressionists
When little Katie's grandmother takes her on a birthday outing to the museum, she doesn't know she has an enchanting adventure in store. In search of flowers for her grandmother, she finds she can visit the world behind each painting, and even makes friends with Claude Monet's son. This is a delightful fantasy that will expose young ones to famous painters.
Katie and the Dinosaurs
Entering a door at the Natural History Museum marked "No Admittance," Katie finds herself in the world of the dinosaurs. She helps a baby dinosaur find his family, rides on the back of a Brontosaurus, and has a picnic with a Triceratops. But just what will she feed a very hungry Tyrannosaurus Rex?
Katie's Picture Show
Katie's Picture Show was originally published in 1989 and has captured the imagination and hearts of budding art lovers for a quarter of a century. Now, Orchard Books proudly presents this new edition to celebrate this classic story's 25th birthday. Completely reillustrated throughout, and with a beautiful new cover look, this book will enchant Katie fans, new and old.
Join Katie as she visits the gallery for the first time with Grandma and discovers that art is wonderfully exciting, especially when five famous paintings come alive for her! Join the ever-curious Katie as she discovers that art can be fantastic fun - particularly when you step into the world inside the frame . . .
Katie and the Mona Lisa
Five famous Italian Renaissance paintings come alive for Katie when she steps into the picture frames.
What makes the Mona Lisa smile? Katie wants to find out so she climbs into the Leonardo Da Vinci painting. But the Mona Lisa is not really feeling very happy, so Katie tries to cheer her up . . . with disastrous results!
Katie and the Waterlily Pond
Katie is desperate to win an art competition at the gallery, but the judging is at three o'clock! Surely Katie can paint a terrific picture before the deadline . . . can't she?
In this book, Katie explores five Monet masterpieces:
Blanche Monet Painting
Bathers at La Grenouillere
The Rue Montorgueil, Paris
Path Through the Poppies
The Waterlily Pond
James Mayhew's hugely successful Katie series literally brings classic art to life for children. In each of the stories, Katie is able to step through the frame and into the world of the paintings where she interacts with the characters in the masterpieces. These bestselling picture books now have a huge fanbase and James's gallery and art events are often fully-booked. The Katie series are such a success that it has become an essential part of many children's creative learning.
Katie and the Spanish Princess
Katie's very excited - her birthday is coming, and she'll be having a fancy dress party! What Katie would like more than anything, is to dress up as a princess, but Grandma can't seem to get her costume quite right! Perhaps a trip to the art gallery will provide some inspiration . .
Katie in Scotland
Discover the most famous and popular sights in Scotland with classic picture book character, Katie. Come on a tour from the Highlands to the Edinburgh Festival. This latest edition of a classic book is the perfect gift. Why not collect all 13 Katie titles.
Many popular sights are featured including Loch Ness, Glasgow's Kelvingrove Park and Museum, Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood, The Royal Mile, The National Gallery and Portrait Gallery and Greyfriar's Bobby.
- Additional Information
Author James Mayhew ISBN 9789444468454 Collection ISBN 9789444468454 Age group 5-7 Book amount 10 Language English Format Paperback Dimensions No Publisher Orchard Books Condition New Video link No RRP 69.90
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