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  • Andy Warhol, Prince of Pop

    “IN THE FUTURE EVERYBODY will be world famous for 15 minutes.”The Campbell’s Soup Cans. The Marilyns. The Electric Chairs. The Flowers. The work created by Andy Warhol elevated everyday images to art, ensuring Warhol a fame that has far outlasted the 15 minutes he predicted for everyone else. His very name is synonymous with the 1960s American art movement known as Pop.But Warhol’s oeuvre was the ... Read more

    $10.44 AUD

  • Chinese Cinderella

    Jung-ling's family considers her bad luck because her mother died giving birth to her. They discriminate against her and make her feel unwanted yet she yearns and continuously strives for her parents' love. Her stepmother is vindictive and cruel and her father dismissive. Jung-ling grows up to be an academic child, with a natural ability for writing. Only her aunt and grandfather offer her any ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Promise

    The Moving Story of a Family in the Holocaust

    A Holocaust survivor's own story, told specially for young readers.This is the remarkable true story of a young Jewish girl and her brother caught in a world turned upside down by the Nazis during the Second World War. Eva Schloss describes her happy early childhood in Vienna with her kind and loving parents and her older brother Heinz, whom she adored. But when the Nazis marched into Austria ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Who Was Walt Disney?

    Illustrated by Nancy Harrison ...
    series Who Was?
    Walt Disney always loved to entertain people. Often it got him into trouble. Once he painted pictures with tar on the side of his family's white house. His family was poor, and the happiest time of his childhood was spent living on a farm in Missouri. His affection for small-town life is reflected in Disneyland Main Streets around the world. With black-and-white illustrations throughout, this ... Read more

    $8.13 AUD

  • Who Was Dr. Seuss?

    Illustrated by Nancy Harrison ...
    series Who Was?
    Ted Geisel loved to doodle from the time he was a kid. He had an offbeat, fun-loving personality. He often threw dinner parties where guests wore outrageous hats! And he donned quirky hats when thinking up ideas for books- like his classic The Cat in the Hat. This biography, with black-and-white illustrations throughout, brings an amazingly gifted author/illustrator to life. ... Read more

    $8.13 AUD

  • Texting with Andy Warhol: An Art Biography Book for Kids

    Texting with History, #1

    by Bobby Basil ...
    series Texting with History #1
    What if you could text with Andy Warhol?Alex, a curious child, gets to do just that! Alex texts with the pop artist Andy Warhol and learns about his works of art. Who knew soup cans could be considered art?! Andy texts Alex about his childhood struggles and becoming an internationally recognized artist. It's a kid-friendly biography that uses modern-day texting bubbles children understand and ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Vincent Van Gogh

    Portrait of an Artist

    Vincent Van Gogh: Portrait of an Artist was named a Robert F. Sibert Honor book by the ALA. This is the enthralling biography of the nineteenth-century Dutch painter known for pioneering new techniques and styles in masterpieces such as Starry Night and Vase with Sunflowers. The book cites detailed primary sources and includes a glossary of artists and terms, a biographical time line, notes, a ... Read more

    $9.12 AUD

  • The Wall

    Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain

    by Peter Sís ...
    Illustrated by Peter Sís ...
    A NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER"I was born at the beginning of it all, on the Red side—the Communist side—of the Iron Curtain." Through annotated illustrations, journals, maps, and dreamscapes, Peter Sís shows what life was like for a child who loved to draw, proudly wore the red scarf of a Young Pioneer, stood guard at the giant statue of Stalin, and believed whatever he was told to believe. But ... Read more

    $18.47 AUD

  • The Fairy Ring

    Or Elsie and Frances Fool the World

    by Mary Losure ...
    The enchanting true story of a girl who saw fairies, and another with a gift for art, who concocted a story to stay out of trouble and ended up fooling the world.Frances was nine when she first saw the fairies. They were tiny men, dressed all in green. Nobody but Frances saw them, so her cousin Elsie painted paper fairies and took photographs of them “dancing” around Frances to make the grown-ups ... Read more

    $10.44 AUD

  • Leonardo da Vinci: Artist, Inventor and Scientist - Art History Lessons for Kids | Children's Art Books

    Young Leonardo da Vinci was very curious. He would closely observe the world around him and pay great attention to details. If you look at his work, you will notice a keen sense of details. It’s as if he memorized and replicated every little thing he sees. This art history lesson for kids will give you a glimpse into the curious mind of Leonardo. Grab a copy today! ... Read more

    $5.38 AUD

  • Coco Chanel

    Pearls, Perfume, and the Little Black Dress

    Award-winning author Susan Goldman Rubin introduces readers to the most well-known fashion designer in the world, Coco Chanel. Beginning with the difficult years Chanel spent in an orphanage, Goldman Rubin traces Coco’s development as a designer and demonstrates how her determination to be independent helped her gain worldwide recognition. Coco Chanel focuses on the obstacles Chanel faced as a ... Read more

    $18.69 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Just Like Rube Goldberg

    The Incredible True Story of the Man Behind the Machines

    by Sarah Aronson ...
    Illustrated by Robert Neubecker ...
    Discover how Rube Goldberg followed his dreams to become an award-winning cartoonist, inventor, and even an adjective in the dictionary in this inspiring and funny biographical picture book.Want to become an award-winning cartoonist and inventor? Follow your dreams, just like Rube Goldberg! From a young age, Rube Goldberg had a talent for art. But his father, a German immigrant, wanted Rube to ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Me, Frida

    Illustrated by David Diaz ...
    by Amy Novesky ...
    Like a tiny bird in a big city, Frida Kahlo feels lost and lonely when she arrives in San Francisco with her husband, the famous artist Diego Rivera. But as Frida begins to explore San Francisco on her own, she discovers the inspiration she needs to become one of the most celebrated artists of all time. Me, Frida is an exhilarating true story that encourages children to believe in themselves so ... Read more

    $11.10 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Mr. Cornell's Dream Boxes

    with audio recording

    Illustrated by Jeanette Winter ...
    Children young and old will delight in the artistic splendor of this illustrated nonfiction tale about artist Joseph Cornell, from celebrated picture book biographer Jeanette Winter.Joseph Cornell loved to draw and paint and collect things. With these drawings and paintings and collected treasures, he made marvelous shadowboxes—wonderlands covered in glass. And who did he most like to share them ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Zaha Hadid

    Illustrated by Asun Amar ...
    series Little People, BIG DREAMS
    Part 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. As a young woman studying at University in Beirut, she was described as the most outstanding ... Read more

    $18.03 AUD

  • Robert Bateman: The Boy Who Painted Nature Read-Along

    Celebrated artist Robert Bateman is renowned internationally for bringing the natural  world to life on the canvas. A naturalist and painter from his youth, Robert has for decades used his recognition to shed light on environmental issues and advocate for animal welfare.Robert Bateman: The Boy Who Painted Nature is the story of how a young child achieved his dream of painting the world around him ... Read more

    $9.56 AUD

  • Jean-Michel Basquiat

    Illustrated by Luciano Lozano ...
    series Little People, BIG DREAMS
    In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Jean-Michel Basquiat, the graffiti street art movement pioneer.Jean-Michel was born in Brooklyn, New York, to a Puerto Rican mother and Haitian father. When he was eight and recovering from an accident in bed, his mother gave him a copy of Gray's Anatomy, which sparked ... Read more

    $18.03 AUD

  • Michelangelo: Sculptor, Artist and Architect - Art History Lessons for Kids | Children's Art Books

    In this art history book, we're going to meet the famous sculptor, artist and architect named Michelangelo. You probably heard his name before but this time, you're going to learn of this achievements especially his contributions to the art society worldwide. Secure a copy of this book today! ... Read more

    $5.38 AUD

  • Who Was Frank Lloyd Wright?

    Illustrated by Gregory Copeland ...
    series Who Was?
    Born in Wisconsin in 1867, Frank Lloyd Wright became obsessed with a set of building blocks his mother had given to him on his ninth birthday. He grew up to become the father of organic architecture and the greatest American architect of all time, having designed more than 1,100 buildings during his lifetime. These included private homes – such as the stunning Fallingwater, churches, temples, a ... Read more

    $8.13 AUD

  • Who Was Maurice Sendak?

    Illustrated by Stephen Marchesi ...
    series Who Was?
    It seems entirely fitting that Maurice Sendak was born on the same day that Mickey Mouse first made his cartoon debut--June 10, 1928. Sendak was crazy about cartoons and comic books, and at twelve, after seeing Disney's Fantasia, he decided that he was going to become an illustrator. His love of childrens books began early: often sick and confined to bed, little Maurice read and read and read. ... Read more

    $8.13 AUD

  • LS Lowry

    by Damian Harvey ...
    Illustrated by Yulyia Somina ...
    series History Heroes #8
    Follow the life of LS Lowry from his childhood industrial roots to becoming a modern day celebrity artist.Discover the stories of people who have helped to shape history, ranging from early explorers such as Christopher Columbus to more modern figures like Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web.These chapter books combine historical fact with engaging narrative and humourous illustration, ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Who Was Pablo Picasso?

    Illustrated by True Kelley ...
    series Who Was?
    Over a long, turbulent life, Picasso continually discovered new ways of seeing the world and translating it into art. A restless genius, he went through a blue period, a rose period, and a Cubist phase. He made collages, sculptures out of everyday objects, and beautiful ceramic plates. True Kelley's engaging biography is a wonderful introduction to modern art. ... Read more

    $8.13 AUD

  • Who Is Ralph Lauren?

    Illustrated by Stephen Marchesi ...
    series Who Was?
    The polo player with the raised mallet—everyone knows the Ralph Lauren logo. Learn the amazing story of the man who is a true American fashion icon.Born in the Bronx, even as a teenager Ralph Lauren was known for his distinctive fashion sense, having a taste for both classic preppy clothes and vintage looks like beat-up leather jackets. He got his start in the fashion business by selling ties that ... Read more

    $8.13 AUD

  • Who Was Frida Kahlo?

    Illustrated by Jerry Hoare ...
    series Who Was?
    You can always recognize a painting by Kahlo because she is in nearly all--with her black braided hair and colorful Mexican outfits. A brave woman who was an invalid most of her life, she transformed herself into a living work of art. As famous for her self-portraits and haunting imagery as she was for her marriage to another famous artist, Diego Rivera, this strong and courageous painter was ... Read more

    $8.13 AUD