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Art & Music
Children are natural artists. Encourage their love of art and music with these fun titles.
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Cover Art: Bridget's Beret Lichtenheld, Tom
Bridget's Beret
When Bridget loses the beret that provides her with artistic inspiration like other great artists, she thinks she will never be able to draw again. 2010
Easy Picture Book LICHTEN
  Cover Art: I Ain't Gonna Paint No More! Beaumont, Karen
I Ain't Gonna Paint No More!
In the rhythm of a familiar folk song, a child cannot resist adding one more dab of paint in surprising places.
Easy Picture Book BEAUMON
  Cover Art: Jazzmatazz! Calmenson, Stephanie
Jazzmatazz!
When a mouse scurries into a house and starts to play jazz music, other animals join in, one by one, each using his or her own particular talent.
Easy Picture Book CALMENS
  Cover Art: Boom Bah! Cummings, Phil
Boom Bah!
After a tiny mouse taps a cup with a spoon and creates a noise, everyone wants to join in. Follow the band as it gathers and grows from a solo perfomance to an explosive, full-scale orchestra.
Easy Picture Book CUMMING
  Cover Art: The Three Little Pigs : an Architectural Tale Guarnaccia, Steven
The Three Little Pigs : an Architectural Tale
In this quirky, artsy retelling of “The Three Little Pigs,” the pigs and their homes are nods to three famous architects—Frank Gehry, Phillip Johnson, and Frank Lloyd Wright—and their signature homes. Each house is filled with clever details, including furnishings by the architects and their contemporaries. Of course, not all the houses are going to protect the pigs from the wolf’s huffing and puffing. Which one will? The wolf, and readers, are in for a clever surprise ending.
Easy Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Drum City Guidone, Thea
Drum City
A young boy begins banging on pots and pans in his front yard, enticing other children to join him, and before long the entire city is feeling the beat.
Easy Picture Book GUIDONE
  Cover Art: Dave the Potter : Artist, Poet, Slave Hill, Laban Carrick
Dave the Potter : Artist, Poet, Slave
Biography of Dave, an extraordinary potter, poet and slave who lived in South Carolina in the 1800's.
Easy Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Lily Brown's Paintings Johnson, Angela
Lily Brown's Paintings
When Lily Brown paints, she imagines all sorts of fantastic things in the scenes that she sees every day.
Easy Picture Book JOHNSON
  Cover Art: Magritte's Marvelous Hat : a Picture Book Johnson, D. B.
Magritte's Marvelous Hat : a Picture Book
When painter Magritte buys a playful--and magical--hat, his painting enjoys a burst of creativity. Inspired by the art of French surrealist painter Rene´ Magritte.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: The Smiley Book of Colors Kaiser, Ruth
The Smiley Book of Colors
Smiley faces can be seen in these photographs of many common objects.
Easy Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Punk Farm Krosoczka, Jarrett
Punk Farm
At the end of the day, while Farmer Joe gets ready for bed, his animals tune their instruments to perform in a big concert as a rock band called Punk Farm.
Easy Picture Book KROSOCZ
  Cover Art: Bridget's Beret Lichtenheld, Tom
Bridget's Beret
When Bridget loses the beret that provides her with artistic inspiration like other great artists, she thinks she will never be able to draw again.
Easy Picture Book LICHTEN
  Cover Art: The Really Awful Musicians Manders, John
The Really Awful Musicians
In a faraway kingdom where music has been banned, an ever-increasing group of musicians flee certain death, but when their terrible playing becomes too much for their horse, he teaches them to play together by using musical notation.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Squeak! Rumble! Whomp! Whomp! Whomp! Marsalis, Wynton
Squeak! Rumble! Whomp! Whomp! Whomp!
Takes readers (and listeners) on a rollicking, clanging, clapping tour through the many sounds that fill a neighborhood.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Katie Meets the Impressionists Mayhew, James
Katie Meets the Impressionists
On a visit to the museum, Katie climbs into five Impressionist paintings and has wonderful adventures.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: An ABC of What Art Can be McArthur, Meher
An ABC of What Art Can be
Rhyming text introduces 26 artistic concepts, one for each letter of the alphabet.
Easy Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Artful Reading Raczka, Bob
Artful Reading
Art lovers and book lovers will enjoy seeing all kinds of readers pictured in all kinds of art.
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: The Dot Reynolds, Peter
The Dot
Vashti believes that she cannot draw, but her art teacher's encouragement leads her to change her mind.
Easy Picture Book REYNOLDS
  Cover Art: Sky Color Reynolds, Peter
Sky Color
Marisol loves to paint. So when her teacher asks her to help make a mural for the school library, she can't wait to begin! But wait-how can Marisol ever make a sky without blue paint? After gazing out the bus window and watching from her porch as day turns into night, she closes her eyes and starts to dream.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Snail Trail : in Search of a Modern Masterpiece Saxton, Jo
Snail Trail : in Search of a Modern Masterpiece
Young readers can follow a snail's silvery trail as he slides through eight modern works of art, conveying art concepts while searching for his very own snail-portrait.
Easy Picture Book SAXTON
  Cover Art: Think Big Scanlon, Elizabeth Garton.
Think Big
A classroom of exuberant youngsters explores art in its most varied forms, from painting, music, and writing to cooking and performing.
Easy Picture Book
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