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Sports and Games - HC
Sports and Games - HC
Sports and Games - HC
9780865058545 | Back Ordered
Activities depicting children’s favorite sports and games are combined with art history and works from such artists as Edward Hopper, Peter Bruegel the Elder, and Exekias. Children will learn how to create their own works of art based on sports themes in art through history.
• Roman chariot race mosaics
• Greek games on ancient vases
• cut out crowds
• sporty Persian rugs
• laurel wreaths and the Olympic torch

Reading Level: Gr. 3
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level:
Binding: Hardcover
Series: Artists' Workshop
Authors(s): Penny King, Clare Roundhill

Size: 8½″× 11″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included:

ATOS: 5.6
Dewey: 704.054

Sports and Games

"An ideal book for children ages eight through twelve who have an interest in art, each section explains ways of capturing the mood of the characters in the picture ...There are brief biographies about six artists from six different centuries. Each of these artists brought a new dimension to the world of art." —Catholic Library World, 05/98 " ...Through a serendipitous approach, the authors introduce young people to world artists and encourage them to use their techniques to create works of their own ...All of the sample projects were done by children. This mixture of famous works of art and students' art results in a colorful, eye-catching format ...these are good books for browsing and may provide a starting point for art projects." —School Library Journal, 04/98