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.
Through Edgar Degas’s beloved paintings, drawings, and sculptures, Susan Goldman Rubin conveys the wonder and excitement of the ballet world. Degas is one of the most celebrated painters of the impressionist movement, and his ballerina paintings are among the most favorite of his fans.$17.99ISBN: 9781524717513Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 25th, 2018
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.$18.99ISBN: 9781442464841Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Beach Lane Books - August 27th, 2013
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.$17.95ISBN: 9781838660147Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Phaidon Press - September 11th, 2019
A clever, quirky read-aloud biography of a leading modern artist, for kids$18.95ISBN: 9781419716478Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Abrams Books for Young Readers - August 25th, 2015A Sibert Award Winner, Pura Belpré (Illustrator) Honor Book, New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books of 2015 and International Latino Book Award Finalist!
Funny Bones tells the story of how the amusing calaveras—skeletons performing various everyday or festive activities—came to be.$16.99ISBN: 9781786036421Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Wide Eyed Editions - September 3rd, 2019A 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: Abrams Books for Young Readers - October 2nd, 2018A History of Pictures takes young readers on an adventure through art history. From cave paintings to video games, this book shows how and why pictures have been made, linking art to the human experience. Hockney and Gayford explain each piece of art in the book, helping young minds to grasp difficult concepts.$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: On Our Shelves NowPublished: 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 - June 15th, 2017
James Van Der Zee 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. Eventually he outgrew his small town and moved to the exciting, fast-paced world of New York City.$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: Getty Publications - March 6th, 2018A 2018 Boston Globe Horn Book Nonfiction Award Winner and a 2018 Moonbeam Children's Books Gold Award Winner!
Graciela Iturbide was born in Mexico City in 1942, the oldest of 13 children. When tragedy struck Iturbide as a young mother, she turned to photography for solace and understanding.$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.