Degas and the Little Dancer (Anholt's Artists Books For Children) (Paperback)
A lovely book about artist, Edgar Degas from the series, Anholt's Artists Books for Children. Young Marie wants to be a ballerina, but her parents have no money for lessons. She must earn money working at a ballet school. Then, her life takes an unusual turn when she models for the famous sculptor, Edgar Degas.
Parents, teachers, and gift givers will find:
- gorgeous illustrations and reproductions of works by the artists
- a fun and educational story for home or the classroom
- a great series to be used for home school materials
- a whole series of books for children to learn about important artists!
Author and illustrator Laurence Anholt recalls memorable and sometimes amusing moments when the lives of the artists were touched by children. Anholt's fine illustrations appear on every page and include reproductions of works by the artists.
About the Author
Laurence Anholt is the author and illustrator of several children's books about famous artists, all available in North America from B.E.S.. They include Degas and the Little Dancer, Leonardo and the Flying Boy, The Magical Garden of Claude Monet, and van Gogh and the Sunflowers.