A is for Art

Paul Thurlby

6-9 years
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05 October 2017
64 pages

A beautiful and informative alphabet book created in association with the National Galley - perfect for children and adults alike.

See the sights of the National Gallery as never before - through the eyes of award-winning illustrator Paul Thurlby. From Da Vinci to Monet, from medieval masters to the French Impressionists, come on a inspiring tour of one of the world's most-visited museums. Enjoy masterpieces like Van Gogh's Sunflowers and Constable's The Hay Wain as well discovering some lesser known gems. This unique book is packed to bursting with the world's greatest paintings and the stories behind them.

Praise for Paul Thurlby's Numbers: 'Stunning collection.' Guardian

'Paul Thurlby's prints are so ludicrously beautiful that I am seriously tempted to blow the budget, order the whole lot and paper a wall with them.' India Knight, journalist and author

The perfect introduction to art for children, featuring everything from Monet to medieval masters, with perfectly pitched explanations.

Hannah Beckerman

Amid a plethora of art-focused children's non-fiction, Thurlby's alphabetical guide....stands out for its demystifying enthusiasm, bold, cheerful design and inspiring sense of possibility. BEST BOOKS OF 2017

The Guardian

This lovely hardback book is packed with the world's greatest paintings and the stories behind them. Brilliant gift for any budding artist...

Angels & Urchins