Here are some of our favorite books on art and artists!
Learn all about artists who changed history in this engaging and colorful board book perfect for creators-in-training!
Painting, shaping, making art.
With creative joy, hands, and heart.
Little artists have great big imaginations.
In this follow up to This Little President, This Little Explorer, This Little Trailblazer, an
View artworks from the Whitney Museum's esteemed collection in a whole new way - an interactive invitation to explore and discover
An empowering and educational alphabet picture book about women artists, perfect for fans of Rad American Women A-Z.
A gorgeous, expressive picture-book biography of Marc Chagall by the Caldecott Honor team behind The Noisy Paint Box.
Through the window, the student sees . . .
His future--butcher, baker, blacksmith, but turns away.
A classmate sketching a face from a book. His mind blossoms.
Step into the colorful world of Henri Matisse and his magnificent paper cutouts in this biography by acclaimed picture book creator Jeanette Winter.
In a small weaving town in France, a young boy named Henri-Emile Matisse drew pictures everywhere, and when he grew up, he moved to Paris and became a famous artist who created paintings that were adored around the world.
A clever, quirky read-aloud biography of a leading modern artist, for kids
A beautifully told art story for children, looking at Frida Kahlo's life through her masterpieces. Accompanied by stunning original illustrations from the award winning Sandra Dieckmann.
â??â??â??â??â??$15.99ISBN: 9781786036469Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Wide Eyed Editions - September 3rd, 2019A beautifully told art story for children, looking at Vincent van Gogh's life through his masterpieces. Accompanied by stunning original illustrations from Edith Carron.
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From cave paintings to Banksy, this stylish, fun, and interactive book will teach kids about 10,000 years of art history.$13.95ISBN: 9781594748967Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Quirk Books - August 9th, 2016
Hilarious childhood biographies and full-color illustrations reveal how Leonardo da Vinci, Beatrix Potter, Keith Haring, and other great artists in history coped with regular-kid problems.
$24.99ISBN: 9781419732119Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harry N. Abrams - October 2nd, 2018$17.99ISBN: 9781465468024Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: DK Children - November 6th, 2018
This engaging introduction to art appreciation for kids explores art history, themes in art, and art techniques, from cave paintings to modern art.$9.99ISBN: 9780753473115Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Kingfisher - January 10th, 2017
How does a 3D printer work? What stops a skyscraper from falling over? Where does a smart phone store information?$22.99ISBN: 9781631596100Availability: Usually Ships in 3-7 Days - Not in stock but can be ordered.Published: Rockport Publishers - November 20th, 2018For kids who like to make cool things, The Zoom, Fly, Bolt, Blast STEAM Handbook, features fun and easy, step-by-step projects to get young tinkerers making things they never thought possible!
Make an automaton, a pneumatic machine, a suspension bridge, a flexible hand, a crash-test car, even a (working) vacuum cleaner! The Zoom, Fly, Bolt$24.99ISBN: 9780547342405Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 25th, 2010This new book—inspired by three classic, award-winning books—reveals the how and why behind some of the most fascinating and enduring structures humankind has ever created.$19.95ISBN: 9781620142608Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Lee & Low Books - July 24th, 2017
A biography of James Van Der Zee, innovative and celebrated African American photographer of the Harlem Renaissance.
James VanDerZee was just a young boy when he saved enough money to buy his first camera. He took photos of his family, classmates, and anyone who would sit still for a portrait. By the fifth grade, James was the school photographer and unofficial town photographer.$19.95ISBN: 9781597113557Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Aperture - May 24th, 2016
Go Photo features 25 hands-on and creative activities inspired by photography. Aimed at children between eight and twelve years old, this playful and fun collection of projects encourages young readers to experiment with their imaginations, get messy with materials and engage with the world in new and exciting ways.$19.95ISBN: 9781947440005Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harry N. Abrams - March 6th, 2018$17.99ISBN: 9781250155320Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Roaring Brook Press - February 19th, 2019
On a warm spring day in 1883, a woman rode across the Brooklyn Bridge with a rooster on her lap.
It was the first trip across an engineering marvel that had taken nearly fourteen years to construct. The woman's husband was the chief engineer, and he knew all about the dangerous new technique involved. The woman insisted she learn as well.$14.99ISBN: 9781786037459Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - October 1st, 2019Part of the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, Zaha Hadid tells the inspiring true story of the visionary Iraqi-British architect.
Zaha Hadid grew up in Baghdad, Iraq, surrounded by music. She was a curious and confident child, who designed her own modernist bedroom at nine years old.