How Artists See The Weather (How Artists See Series)

Summary:

This book is part of a series that describes art around a theme. It introduces elementary school students to the world of art. Each of the 16 works focuses on a single topic so that the children can see how artists share their thoughts and feelings.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

This book, and other titles in the series, introduces basic artistic concepts, styles, and techniques. There are also loads of activities that make learning enjoyable..

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Parent Reaction

This is a superb series of books and an excellent program on the whole. The selection of artworks, the discussion starters, and the quality of the graphics contribute to the success of this project.

Type of Book:
This interactive book itnroduces children to art and leads them to explore paintings about weather.
Educational Themes:

In the author’s own words, “The books encourage children to look critically, answer-and ask-thought-provoking questions, and form an appreciation and understanding an artist’s vision. Each book is devoted to a single subject so that children can see how different artists have approached and treated the same theme, and begin to understand the importance of individual style.” P.36

Reading Level:
3.9
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
10 to 12
Recommended Age To Read Together:
8 to 12
Purchase Recommendation:
Buy. The program is creatively designed, colorfully illustrated, and pedagogically sound. If you or someone you know is interested in art or art education, run to bookstore now!

Title How Artists See the Weather
About

How Artists See Series

Author Colleen Carroll
Publisher Abbeville Kids © 1996
ISBN 9780789204783
Material Hard Cover
Cost $10.95
Genres Nature, Art | Art History, Weather
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