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Storybook Art: Hands-On Art for Children in the Styles of 100 Great Picture Book Illustrators

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Publisher Comments:

HANDS-ON ART EXPLORATIONS FOR

SCHOOL • HOMESCHOOL • MUSEUM

• LIBRARY • CHILDCARE • HOME

"Storybook ART" is

A CREATIVE COLLECTION OF EASY HANDS-ON

ART ACTIVITIES TO ENHANCE CHILDREN'S

ENJOYMENT OF THEIR FAVORITE BOOKS

"Wow! "Storybook Art" is amazing—chock

full of all sorts of how-to illustrator inspired

art projects.This book is great for ALL ages. I

want a copy of my own!"

~ Denise Fleming , illustrator and author

Mama Cat Has Three Kittens (Holt),

CHARLOTTE ZOLOTOW AWARD

In the Small, Small Pond (Holt),

1994 CALDECOTT MEDAL

Barnyard Banter, and more

"I wish "Storybook Art" had been available when we

were raising our children. I sincerely

recommend it!"

~ John Schoenherr, illustrator

Owl Moon (Philomel),

1988 CALDECOTT MEDAL

"I have great respect for the art of imitation—

to learn to saw or hammer by watching a

good carpenter—a highly perceptive process.

"Storybook Art" honors this ability of

creativity and perception within the child."

~ Marvin Bileck, illustrator

Rain Makes Applesauce (Holiday),

1965 CALDECOTT HONOR BOOK

ALA NOTABLE BOOK

NEW YORK TIMES 10 BEST ILLUSTRATED

BOOKS

"Storybook Art" takes kids inside the mind

and soul of picture book illustrators, offering

them a bridge of hands-on art connecting

them to their favorite books. Every teacher of

early readers—and every parent—should

have a copy."

~ Karen Katz, author and illustrator

Counting Kisses (Margaret McElderry

Books), Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold

Award 2002, NAPPA Gold 2001

"I cant wait to try projects from "Storybook

Art" with my children and their friends. Its a

thrill to be included with the other 99

illustrators. How fun to learn that Patrick

Benson (Elmer) and I were born only one

day apart!"

~ Beth Krommes, illustrator

Grandmother Winter (Houghton Mifflin)

Arithmetic lesson from illustrator, Susan L.

Roth:

"100 great picture book illustrators

X 100 great Storybook Art activities

=100,000 inspirations."

~ Susan L. Roth, illustrator

My Love For You All Year Round (Dial)

Storybook Art features 100 favorite

picture book illustrators and their books with

100+ easy companion art activities, including:

• ILLUSTRATOR • BOOK • ART ACTIVITY

- Jan Brett ... Three Bears ... Behind the Scene

- Denise Fleming ... Barnyard Banter ... Homemade Paper

- Karen Katz ... Twelve Hats ... Calendar Hat

- Tomie dePaola ... Strega Nona ... Pasta Sculpture

- Louis Slobodkin ... Many Moons ... Lightly Sketch

- William Steig ... Sylvester ... Classic Illustrate

- David Wiesner ... Tuesday ... Next Tuesday

- Taro Yashima ... Seashore ... Sea Etching

- Ed Young ... 7 Blind Mice ... Clone Collage

- Ian Falconer ... Olivia ... Piglet Paint

- Leo Lionni ... Fish is Fish ... Cut-Out Collage

- Eric Carle ... Brown Bear ... Multi-Paint

and 88 MORE!

ART ACTIVITIES • EDUCATION • PARENTING

Synopsis:

"Storybook Art" is the long awaited literacy connection to art with 100 easy art activities inspired by 100 great picture book illustrators and their award-winning books — both favorite classics and classics to be. Each activity has a personal quote by the illustrator, a child-sketched portrait, clear line art, and easy to follow materials and open-ended steps that value individual expression. The book is loaded with children's original art, a special resource chapter with awards and website links, birthday list of illustrators, and a unique chart of contents. No expertise is needed. Everyday materials like crayons, glue, scissors, and paint will allow young illustrators to blossom while learning to love readin with a new awareness or art, illustration and technique.

Synopsis:

Children can enjoy their favorite storybook illustrators in a new way by imitating their art with the 100 engaging and simple art projects included in this celebration of children's book illustrators. Featured are famous and award-winning storybook illustrators from the 1930s to present—Good Night Moons Clement Hurd, Corduroys Don Freeman, Olivias Ian Falconer, and more—along with biographical information, open-ended art projects, and portraits created by grade school children. Illustration techniques covered include painting, drawing, cutting and collage, and construction and crafts. Art projects include imitating Jackson Pollock in the “Jackson Piglet Wall Painting” from Olivia and creating a “Photo Story” from childrens photos similar to Sugaring Time. An extensive resource guide of illustrator websites, art materials, and supplies listed by project is provided, as well as complete book information for the featured illustrators works.

About the Author

MaryAnn F. Kohl is the award-winning author of Discovering Great Artists, Mudworks, First Art, and Preschool Art. She is a columnist for Parent & Child and Parenting, has appeared on numerous television shows including the Discovery Channel's Home Matters and the Health Network's 123Grow, and is a consultant for Fisher-Price and Jim Henson Company. She lives in Bellingham, Washington. Jean Potter is the author of Science in Seconds for Kids and Over 100 Experiments You Can Do in Ten Minutes or Less and the coauthor with MaryAnn F. Kohl of ScienceArts, Global Art, and Cooking Art. She lives in Charleston, West Virginia. Rebecca Van Slyke is a teacher and has illustrated numerous titles including Discovering Great Artists and Global Art. She lives in Bellingham, Washington.

Table of Contents

Chart of Contents

4 Credits

5 Thanks

6-7 Introduction

8 Guidelines and Icons

9-11 Chart of Contents

12 Illustrator Birthdays

13 CHAPTER 1: PAINT

14 Molly Bang

When Sophie Gets Angry

Color Outline

15 Robert Bender

The A to Z Beastly Jamboree

Acetate Layers

16 Eric Carle/Bill Martin, Jr.

Brown Bear, Brown Bear

Multi Paint Picture

17 Donald Crews

Carousel

Motion Effect

18 Ian Falconer

Olivia

Jackson Piglet Wall Painting

19 Don Freeman

Corduroy

Corduroy Bear Print

20 Wanda Gág

Millions of Cats

Cat and Mouse Prints

21 Stephen Gammell

Is that You,Winter?

Winter Mist

22 Barbara Garrison/Marc Harshman

Only One

Collagraph

23 Pat Hutchins

The Doorbell Rang

Decorating Cookies

24 Thea Kliros Shannon/Brenda Yee

Sand Castle

Pencil Watercolor

25 Anita Lobel

Alisons Zinnia

Alpha Baggie Book

26 Bernard Lodge

There Was an Old Woman Who Lived in a Glove

Mitten Peek

27 Robert McCloskey

Blueberries for Sal

Blue Fingerdots

28 David McKee

Elmer

Patchwork Parade

29 Pierr Morgan/Carole Lexa Schaefer

The Squiggle

Brown Bag Painting

30 Diana Pomeroy

One Potato Shaded

Potato Print

31 Rémi Saillard/Fanny Joly

Mr. Fine, Porcupine

Wipe Away Fingerpaints

32 John Schoenherr/Jane Yolen

Owl Moon

Stencil Trees

33 Charles G. Shaw

It looked Like Spilt Milk

Shaving Cream Puffs

34 Chris Van Allsburg

The Polar Express

Lights and Snow Paint

35 Neil Waldman/Sarah Waldman, retold by

Light

Window Letters

36 Ellen Stoll Walsh

Mouse Paint

Mixing Mouse Tracks

37 Lynd Ward

The Biggest Bear

Mono Color Painting

38 Taro Yashima

Seashore

Story Etch and Paint Plaster

39 CHAPTER 2: DRAW

40 Jim Arnosky/Dale Fife

The Empty Lot

Border Extension

41 Muriel Batherman\Jan Garten

The Alphabet Tale

See Through Scribbles

42 Patrick Benson/Martin Waddell

Owl Babies

Cross-Hatch and Stipple

43 Marvin Bileck/Julian Scheer

Rain Makes Applesauce

Fancy Words

44 Jan Brett

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Behind the Scene

45 Virginia Lee Burton

The Little House

Four Square Seasons

46 Donald Crews

Ten Black Dots

Spot Dots

47 Bruce Degen/Joanna Cole

The Magic School Bus Lost in the Solar System

Talking Bubbles

48 Ed Emberley\Barbara Emberley

Drummer Hoff

Bold Marking

49 Marie Hall Ets

Gilberto and the Wind

Accented Pencil

50 Paul Goble

The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses

Mirror Reflection

51 Crockett Johnson

Harold and the Purple Crayon

All in a Row, One Line Design

52 Beth Krommes/Phyllis Root

Grandmother Winter

Homemade Scratch and Etch

53 Leo Lionni

Fish is Fish

Crayon Rubbing Scene

54 Josephine Martin/Caroline Repchuk

The Snow Tree

Embossed Drawing

55 Clare Turlay Newberry

Marshmallow

Charcoal Sketch

56 Nancy Winslow Parker/John Langstaff

Oh, A Hunting We Will Go

Illustrated Music

57 Daniel Manus Pinkwater

The Big Orange Splot

Fantasy Architecture

58 Patricia Polacco

The Keeping Quilt

Key Element Color

59 Maurice Sendak

Where the Wild Things Are

Shaded Watercolor Paint

60 Shel Silverstein

Where the Sidewalk Ends

Pen and Ink Humor

61 Marc Simont/Janice M. Udry

A Tree is Nice

Tree Rubbing

62 Louis Slobodkin/James Thurber

Many Moons

Lightly Sketch

63 William Steig

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble

Classic Illustrating

64 Kurt Wiese/Marjorie Flack

The Story About Ping

Pattern Repeat

65 CHAPTER 3: CUT-COLLAGE

66 Barbara Cooney

Miss Rumphius

Realistic Lupine

67 David Diaz/Eve Bunting

Smoky Night

Mixed Collage Story

68 Dorothy Donohue

Veggie Soup

Thick Paper

69 Lois Ehlert

Fish Eyes: A Book You Can Count On

Count On Cut-Outs

70 Lois Ehlert/Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Letter Collé

71 Steve Jenkins

Looking Down

View of My Planet

72 Marthe Jocelyn

Hannahs Collections

Collection Collage

3 Stephen T. Johnson

Alphabet City

Photo Finish

74 Ann Jonas

The Quilt Memory

Scrap Quilt

75 Ezra Jack Keats

The Snowy Day

Watercolor Snow Collage

76 Christopher Knight

Sugaring Time

Photo Story

77 Suse MacDonald

Sea Shapes

See Shapes

78 Sheila McGraw

Love You Forever

Loving Family Photo

79 Holly Meade Minfong Ho

Hush! A Thai Lullaby

Outline Focus

80 Yaroslava Mills/Alvin R.Tresselt

The Mitten: An Old Ukrainian Folk Tale

Peek-a-Boo Mitten

81 Patricia Mullins/Gail Jorgensen

Crocodile Beat

Tissue Exposé

82 Marcus Pfister

The Rainbow Fish

Glittery Pieces

83 Mira Reisberg/Te Ata and Lynn Moroney

Baby Rattlesnake

Snakeskin Patterns

84 Faith Ringgold

Tar Beach

Tankas Paint

85 Susan L. Roth/Beatrice Orcutt Harrell

How Thunder and Lightning Came to Be

Fine Feather Collage

86 Synthia Saint James/Cheryl Chapman

Snow on Snow on Snow

Cut and Paste Scene

87 Jerome Wexler

Everyday Mysteries

Mystery Clips

88 Candace Whitman

Mem Fox

Zoo-Looking Fuzzy

89 David Wiesner

Tuesday

Surreal Illusion

90 Ed Young

Seven Blind Mice

Clone Collage

91 CHAPTER 4: CRAFT-CONSTRUCT

92 Clare Beaton

How Big is a Pig?

Stitching Time

93 Mark Buehner

Harvey Potters Balloon Farm

Balloon Sculpture

94 David A. Carter

Feely Bugs

3 D Feelie Bugs

95 Arthur Dorros

Alligator Shoes

One of a Kind Artsy Shoes

96 Roger Duvoisin

White Snow, Bright Snow

Crystal Snowflake

97 Arthur Geisert Pigs

From A to Z

ABC Sticks

98-99 Denise Fleming

Barnyard Banter

Handmade Paper

100 Mort Gerberg/Rita Golden Gelman

More Spaghetti I Say

Silly Spaghetti

101 Karen Katz

Twelve Hats for Lena

Calendar Hat

102 Clement Hurd/Margaret Wise Brown

Good Night Moon

Shoebox Bedroom

103 David Kirk

Miss Spiders Tea Party

Tea Set

104 Leo Lionni

Inch by Inch

Squeezy Inchworms

105 Wendell Minor/ Charlotte Zolotow

The Seashore Book

Sand Sculpture

106 Beni Montresor\Beatrice Schenk De Regniers

May I Bring a Friend?

Friendship Stick

107 Tomie dePaola

Strega Nona

Noodles

108 Barbara Reid\Joanne Oppenheim

Have You Seen Birds?

Pressed Clay

109 Robert Sabuda

Twas the Night Before Christmas

Pop-Up Scene

110 Allen Say

Grandfathers Journey

Rozan-Ji Garden

111 Dr.Seuss

The Cat in the Hat

The Kid in the Hat

112 Uri Shulevitz

Snow

Snowy Layers

113 Joan Steiner

Look-Alikes Jr.

Look Alike Sculpture

114 Tomi Ungerer

Crictor

Crazy-for-Crictor Socks

115 David Wisniewski

Golem

Paper Plate Sculpture

116 Don Wood/ Audrey Wood King

Bidgoods in the Bathtub

Bath-Time Paints

117 Dare Wright

The Lonely Doll

Portraiture

118-144 Chapter 5: Resource Guide

119 Bytes and Books Resource List

120 Illustrator Websites List

121 Publisher List (title, ISBN)

122 Quotes and Cites Source List

123-130 Book Awards List

130-131 Index by Illustrator (A-Z last name)

132 Index by Author (A-Z last name)

133 Index by Book Title

133 Index by Art Activity

143-138 Easy Index (general index of art materials, titles, illustrators, authors)

139 Index of Art Activity (pages 14-117)

140-141 Meet the Authors and Illustrators

142 Illustrator Hall of Fame

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Being inspired by authors and illustrators to do art, will in return inspire kids to read and love their books, noticing details and enjoying the story and illustrations more. The projects are very creative and easy, using only common materials, which is good too!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780935607031
ill.:
Van Slyke, Rebecca
Publisher:
Bright Ring Publishing
Illustrator:
Van Slyke, Rebecca
Author:
Rebecca Van Slyke
Author:
Kohl, MaryAnn F.
Author:
Potter, Jean
Author:
Van Slyke, Rebecca
Location:
4208 Noon Road
Subject:
General
Subject:
Activity Books
Subject:
Art
Subject:
Elementary
Subject:
Children's Literature
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Arts & Humanities
Subject:
School & Education
Subject:
Illustrators
Subject:
Creative activities and seatwork
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Education
Subject:
Children's: Education Resource/Children's: Activity
Subject:
Education-Teaching Art
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Bright Ideas for Learning (TM)
Series Volume:
7
Publication Date:
20030931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.5 x 11 in
Age Level:
04-12

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"Storybook Art" is the long awaited literacy connection to art with 100 easy art activities inspired by 100 great picture book illustrators and their award-winning books — both favorite classics and classics to be. Each activity has a personal quote by the illustrator, a child-sketched portrait, clear line art, and easy to follow materials and open-ended steps that value individual expression. The book is loaded with children's original art, a special resource chapter with awards and website links, birthday list of illustrators, and a unique chart of contents. No expertise is needed. Everyday materials like crayons, glue, scissors, and paint will allow young illustrators to blossom while learning to love readin with a new awareness or art, illustration and technique.

"Synopsis" by ,
Children can enjoy their favorite storybook illustrators in a new way by imitating their art with the 100 engaging and simple art projects included in this celebration of children's book illustrators. Featured are famous and award-winning storybook illustrators from the 1930s to present—Good Night Moons Clement Hurd, Corduroys Don Freeman, Olivias Ian Falconer, and more—along with biographical information, open-ended art projects, and portraits created by grade school children. Illustration techniques covered include painting, drawing, cutting and collage, and construction and crafts. Art projects include imitating Jackson Pollock in the “Jackson Piglet Wall Painting” from Olivia and creating a “Photo Story” from childrens photos similar to Sugaring Time. An extensive resource guide of illustrator websites, art materials, and supplies listed by project is provided, as well as complete book information for the featured illustrators works.

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