ABCs of Art
- 64 Pages
- October 8, 2019
- ISBN: 9781510749382
- Imprint: Sky Pony Press
- Trim Size: 10in x 8in
“A surprisingly fresh take on the classic children's ABCs book.” A “Best Book of 2019.” —Vanity Fair
A fun way to inspire children’s imagination and creativity!” —Serena Williams
“Art connects us all on the deepest level and this book will inspire young minds.” —Ken Griffin, founder & CEO of Citadel, trustee of the Art Institute of Chicago, and trustee of the Whitney Museum of American Art
Learn the alphabet through fine art! Spark your child’s creativity and curiosity with this delightfully curated alphabet book featuring some of the world’s most iconic paintings.
In this collection, your child will discover artwork by Leonardo da Vinci, Vincent van Gogh, Mary Cassatt, and many others. Help them locate the earring in Vermeer's Girl with the Pearl Earring, teach them different colors while examining Monet's Water Lilies, and count the pieces of fruit in Cezanne's The Basket of Apples.
With a fun rhyming scheme and large, colorful text, ABCs of Art will inspire your budding art lovers as they learn the alphabet and new words by finding objects in paintings. Then, as your child grows, you can read the playful poems aloud together and answer the interactive questions that accompany each painting.
“A fun way to inspire children’s imagination and creativity!” —Serena Williams
“A thoughtful and playful introduction to iconic artworks, with multiple layers of meaning for children and parents alike. ABCs of Art is a book to return to time and again." —Richard Armstrong, Director of the Guggenheim Museum
"ABCs of Art introduces young minds to masterworks with playful rhymes. Be art smart. It is never too early to build art vocabulary and understanding." —Paula Crown, Artist and Trustee of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
“Art connects us all on the deepest level and this book will inspire young minds.” —Ken Griffin, Founder & CEO of Citadel, trustee of the Art Institute of Chicago, and trustee of the Whitney Museum of American Art
“It opens a magic door into the kingdom of art for young readers.” —Dr. Joseph Connors, Professor of History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University
"Art history and the alphabet coincide in this lovely homage to the creative spirit. A book that will bring joy and love of art to children everywhere." —Benjamin de Menil, Trustee of the Menil Collection
"The ABCs of Art entices young readers to let their imaginations soar and connect with art in new ways. A fantastic way to encourage young artists to thrive!” —Michelle Park, Emmy award–winning food and lifestyle host, and the host of the podcast MOMS GOT THIS
"Perfect for both growing grandkids and budding young art lovers, this curated alphabet book offers an introduction to works of artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Vincent van Gogh, and Mary Cassatt while teaching basic skills—including lessons on colors by looking at Monet's "Water Lilies" and counting via Cezanne's "The Basket of Apples." —Closer Weekly