Title: Georgia O’Keeffe
Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrator: Erica Salcedo
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Childrens / Quarto Publishing
Publish day: June 7, 2008! – Soon!
New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the incredible life of Georgia O’Keeffe, one of America’s greatest artists, in this true story of a talented painter who broke boundaries. As a child, little Georgia viewed the world differently from other people. She roamed outdoors with her sketch book, while other girls played. As an adult, she painted all day. From New York City to New Mexico, she was influenced by the landscapes of her environment. With stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, this empowering series celebrates the important life stories of wonderful women of the world. From designers and artists to scientists, all of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream. These books make the lives of these role models accessible for children, providing a powerful message to inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world!
I didn’t know who this was but was familiar with her work. Oops. This brings the feeling of Georgia O’Keeffe through the illustrations and information very well. Enjoyed this and was surprised it was already ending, ha.
Recommend: Yes, great for in the classroom or home library. Easy to use in a class lesson or as part of a lesson depending on the age group you’re working with.
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