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Go Home Bay

Vande Griek, Susan (Author)
Milelli, Pascal (Illustrator)
Groundwood Books 2016. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Artists, Canadian art, creativity, illustrations (oil paint), mentors, painting, pastiche, stories in verse, Tom Thomson
 
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Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

Steptoe, Javaka (Author/Illustrator)
Little, Brown 2016. 40 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: African Americans, art, artists, Black history, city life, creativity, family life, individuality, Jean-Michel Basquiat, mental health, New York City, painting, street life
 
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Magritte’s Marvelous Hat

Johnson, D.B. (Author/Illustrator)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012. 36 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Absurd, creativity, hats, inspiration, painting, René Magritte, surrealism, transparent pages
 
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Mary Cassatt: Extraordinary Impressionist Painter

Herkert, Barbara (Author)
Swiatkowska, Gabi (Illustrator)
Macmillan 2015. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Abilities, artists, determination, gender roles, Impressionism (Art), individuality, Mary Cassatt, overcoming adversity, painting, women
 
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The Magical Garden of Claude Monet

Anholt, Laurence (Author/Illustrator)
Barron’s 2007. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Artists, Claude Monet, France, gardens, Impressionism (Art), inspiration, intergenerational relationships, painting
 
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A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin

Bryant, Jen (Author)
Sweet, Melissa (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2013. 36 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: African Americans, American history, artists, Horace Pippin, narrative non-fiction, painting, World War I
 
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Get Into Art Animals

Brooks, Susie (Author/Illustrator)
Macmillan 2013. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Animals, art, artists, creativity, painting, visual art
 
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The Three Musicians

Massenot, Véronique (Author)
Hié, Vanessa (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2013. 28 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Fear, illustrations (collage), kings, music, Pablo Picasso, painting, tricks
 
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Carmine: A Little More Red

Sweet, Melissa (Author/Illustrator)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2008. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Alphabet, art, fractured stories, grandmothers, painting, red (colour), Red Riding Hood, speech bubbles, wolves
 
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Me, Frida

Novesky, Amy (Author)
Diaz, David (Illustrator)
Abrams 2010. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Artists, Frida Kahlo, illustrations (acrylic), Mexico, narrative non-fiction, painting
 
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Art & Max

Wiesner, David (Author/Illustrator)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Art, artists, creativity, differences, friendship, Impressionism (Art), Jackson Pollock, lizards, open-mindedness, painting
 
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A Brush Full of Colour: The World of Ted Harrison

Ruurs, Margriet (Author)
Gibson, Katherine (Author)
Pajama Press 2015. 40 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Artists, Canadian art, immigrants, painting, Ted Harrison, Yukon
 
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The Artist and Me

Peacock, Shane (Author)
Casson, Sophie (Illustrator)
Owlkids 2016. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Artists, bullying, childhood, creativity, differences, first-person narration, memories, painting, Vincent Van Gogh
 
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My Art Book

Lock, Deborah (Editor)
DK 2011. 80 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Art, art appreciation, art history, instructions, painting
 
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Insectlopedia: Poems and Paintings

Florian, Douglas (Author/Illustrator)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2002. 48 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: Animal behaviour, insects, painting, poetry (collections), rhymes, spiders
 
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Lumpito and the Painter From Spain

Kulling, Monica (Author)
Griffiths, Dean (Illustrator)
Pajama Press 2012. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Art history, dogs, friendship, human-animal relationships, Pablo Picasso, painting
 
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Art: A World of Words in 12 Languages

Kutschbach, Doris (Author)
Penguin Random House 2014. 160 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Languages, painting, visual art, vocabulary, words
 
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Georgia in Hawaii: When Georgia O’Keeffe Painted What She Pleased

Novesky, Amy (Author)
Morales, Yuyi (Illustrator)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012. 36 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Artists, creativity, Georgia O’Keeffe, Hawaii, painting
 
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The Great Art Treasure Hunt: I Spy Red, Yellow, and Blue

Kutschbach, Doris (Author)
Penguin Random House 2013. 48 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Art, artists, colours, painting, seek-and-find book, visual art
 
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The Iridescence of Birds: A Book About Henri Matisse

MacLachlan, Patricia (Author)
Hooper, Hadley (Illustrator)
Macmillan 2014. 40 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Artists, childhood, creativity, Henri Matisse, imagination, mothers and sons, painting
 
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Look!: Really Smart Art

Wolfe, Gillian (Author)
Quarto 2013. 48 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Art, art appreciation, art techniques, optical illusions, painting, perspectives
 
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The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky’s Abstract Art

Rosenstock, Barb (Author)
GrandPré, Mary (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2014. 36 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Abstract art, art, artists, individuality, narrative non-fiction, painting, synesthesia, Vasily Kandinsky
 
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The First Drawing

Gerstein, Mordicai (Author/Illustrator)
Little, Brown 2013. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Art, artists, cave paintings, imagination, inventions, painting, prehistory, second-person narration
 
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