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Everything you ever wanted to know about great art in just 30 seconds!
Jam-packed with fast facts, mini missions, and engaging artwork, this informative book takes kids on an exciting tour of some of the most famous art movements, artists and works of art from prehistoric to the 21st century.
From ancient civilizations to modern art, 30 fascinating topics are covered in 30-seconds summaries, 3-second soundbites, and 3-minute active missions making this the perfect book for youngsters interested in art!
About the Author
Wesley Robins is an illustrator and designer, based in London, England. He is the winner of the Macmillan Prize for Children’s Book Illustration. Wesley has illustrated numerous books for Ivy Kids, including Great Art in 30 Seconds (2017) and Secrets of Animal Camouflage (2016).
Susie Hodge has written over 100 books on art, art history and artistic techniques, including I Know an Artist, Art Quest: Classic Art Counterfeit, What Makes Great Design, Modern Art Mayhem, Why Your Five Year Old Could Not Have Done That, Art in Detail and Modern Art in Detail. In addition, she hosts lectures, talks and practical workshops, and regularly appears on television and radio, as well as in documentaries. She has twice been named the No. 1 art writer by the Independent.
Readers are treated to a whirlwind tour of art history from prehistoric art to new media. - Kirkus Reviews
[M]eant to be read quickly and revisited often. Thirty topics ranging from centuries ago to contemporary times are divided into browsable chapter headings. - School Library Journal