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5 Steps to Drawing Farm Animals

Pamela Hall (author), Sharon Lane Holm (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609737269

After explaining interesting facts about farm animals in an introduction, this book shows readers how to draw cows, chickens, ducks, and more. The text also discusses drawing tips and the different ways to color finished pieces.

5 Steps to Drawing Machines at Work

Susan Kesselring (author), Susan DeSantis (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609737283

After explaining interesting facts about machines at work in an introduction, this book shows readers how to draw tractors, cranes, bulldozers, and more. The text also discusses drawing tips and the different ways to color finished pieces.

5 Steps to Drawing Magical Creatures

Amanda StJohn (author), Laura Ferraro Close (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609737252

After explaining interesting facts about magical creatures in an introduction, this book shows readers how to draw fairies, gnomes, unicorns, and more. The text also discusses drawing tips and the different ways to color finished pieces.

5 Steps to Drawing Monsters

Amanda StJohn (author), Patrick Girouard (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609737290

After explaining interesting facts about monsters in an introduction, this book shows readers how to draw vampires, ogres, werewolves, and more. The text also discusses drawing tips and the different ways to color finished pieces.

5 Steps to Drawing People

Pamela Hall (author), Eulala Conner (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609737306

After explaining interesting facts about people in an introduction, this book shows readers how to draw a baby, a baseball player, a pilot, and more. The text also discusses drawing tips and the different ways to color finished pieces.

5 Steps to Drawing Aircraft

Pamela Hall (author), Jane Yamada (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609737207

After explaining interesting facts about aircraft in an introduction, this book shows readers how to draw helicopters, fighter planes, hot air balloons, and more. The text also discusses drawing tips and the different ways to color finished pieces.

5 Steps to Drawing Crawlers and Fliers

Susan Kesselring (author), Sharon Lane Holm (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609737214

After explaining interesting facts about crawlers and fliers in an introduction, this book shows readers how to draw ladybugs, butterflies, ants, and more. The text also discusses drawing tips and the different ways to color finished pieces.

5 Steps to Drawing Dinosaurs

Pamela Hall (author), Patrick Girouard (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609737221

After explaining interesting facts about dinosaurs in an introduction, this book shows readers how to draw a tyrannosaurus rex, a stegosaurus, a velociraptor, and more. The text also discusses drawing tips and the different ways to color finished pieces.

Quilts, Rag Dolls, and Rocking Chairs: Folk Arts and Crafts

Gus Snedeker (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422292556

A patchwork quilt . . . a handmade mandolin . . . a rag doll . . . a wooden chairall these things are examples of folk arts and crafts. They are useful objects that are also beautiful. Learn about various kinds of folk art, including: furniture toys religious objects musical instruments quilts, clothes, and other fabric arts. In folk traditions, art is a part of everyday life. And people still enjoy folk art today.

Campfire Songs, Ballads, and Lullabies: Folk Music

Gus Snedeker (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422292570

You may turn on the CD player or the radio when you want to hear musicbut once, in the days before modern technology, music was enjoyed whenever groups of people got together. You probably know some folk songs, a song that was passed along from person to person. Learn about: types of folk songs folk instruments folk musics European and African roots Cajun music the music of Appalachia Hispanic music todays folk music. Modern musicRock, Country, R&B, and moreis rooted deep in North Americas musical folklore. And folk music is still alive and well today.

Art's Supplies

Chris Tougas (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551439228

In this delightful tale of the power of the imagination, Art's supplies come to life in the studio, creating mayhem and magic -- and art! Pastels, pencils and paints, crayons, brushes and markers, everything gets in on the act of creating a mess-terpiece of fun. Chris Tougas' brilliant illustrations and clever text explore the essence of the creative process in a way that children will understand.

Seeing Orange

Sara Cassidy (author), Amy Meissner (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554699964

Seven-year-old Leland has trouble writing, but he loves drawing. He so dislikes his teacher that he conjures up Delilah, an imaginary seeing-eye dog to help him into class each day. When a neighborhood painter recognizes Leland's gifts as an artist, Leland grows more confident about the world as he uniquely sees it. And when his family's cat goes missing, it is Leland's keen observation skills that lead to finding him. Leland's newfound confidence helps him both confront and sympathize with his teacher, who only wishes Leland could be a bit more focused.

What Is Line?

Susan Markowitz-Meredith (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778792314

This title invites young artists to look at lines. Readers will learn that there are many different kinds of lines-straight, curved, zigzag, thick, thin, vertical, horizontal, and more. This title features the work of well-known artists to show readers different ways line is used in works of art.

What Is Shape?

Tea Benduhn (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778792321

This title introduces young artists to the element of shape. Readers will learn how shapes of all kinds, including geometric shapes and the organic shapes found in nature, can be used in art. They will learn how artists use shapes to create patterns or make objects look nearby or far away.

What Is Space?

Susan Markowitz-Meredith (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778792338

Young artists will be drawn to this book as they learn about space as an element in art. Readers will learn how artists create the feeling of a three-dimensional space on a flat surface-by overlapping objects, by placing objects higher or lower in the picture, and in many other creative ways.

What Is Texture?

Stephanie Fitzgerald (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778792345

Young artists will feel inspired as they explore texture in famous works of art. Readers will learn that objects can have many kinds of textures. They will also learn how objects of different textures can be used in art and how artists can create the illusion of texture on a flat surface.

The Big Time: Justin Bieber

Aaron Frisch (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602020

An elementary introduction to the life, work, and popularity of Justin Bieber, a Canadian pop singer who became known as a teen idol and gained fame with such songs as "Baby."

The Big Time: Katy Perry

Aaron Frisch (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602037

An elementary introduction to the life, work, and popularity of Katy Perry, an American pop singer known for her colorful stage performances and such hit songs as "Hot N Cold."

The Big Time: Lady Gaga

Aaron Frisch (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602044

An elementary introduction to the life, work, and popularity of Lady Gaga, an American pop singer known for her eccentric and often controversial style and such songs as "Just Dance."

Brushes with Greatness: History Paintings

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601443

A survey of the painting genre that focuses on grand historical figures and scenes, examining the genre's origins and introducing its notable artists, works, and styles throughout history.

Brushes with Greatness: Landscapes

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601450

A survey of the painting genre that focuses on landforms and elements of nature, examining the genre's origins and introducing its notable artists, works, and styles throughout history.

Brushes with Greatness: Portraits

Joy-Frisch Schmoll (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601467

A survey of the painting genre that focuses on intimate likenesses of human figures, examining the genre's origins and introducing its notable artists, works, and styles throughout history.

Brushes with Greatness: Still Lifes

Joy-Frisch Schmoll (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601474

A survey of the painting genre that focuses on carefully arranged inanimate objects, examining the genre's origins and introducing its notable artists, works, and styles throughout history.