This lavish picture book introduces 32 of the world’s best-known, best-loved works of art – including masterpieces by Leonardo da Vinci, Claude Monet and Georgia O’Keeffe. Engaging, jargon-free writing, lively anecdotes and cartoons bring key moments from art history vividly to life.
Examine a gallery of famous portraits and learn the stories behind them, while finding out fascinating information about the artists and the people they painted. With the rise of the ‘selfie’ and social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook, modern-day portraits have become incredibly popular and this book is a brilliant guide to their origin. […]
An interactive introduction to information and communication technology, which explains what goes on inside computers to what makes them do what they do. With lots of flaps to lift and look beneath, fact-hungry children will devour the fascinating data contained in this bright and engaging non-fiction book.