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Scholastic Canada Biographies: Canadian Artists


  • Short-listed, Hackmatack Children's Choice Award (Atlantic Canada), 2006
  • Commended, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Our Choice, 2006

Scholastic Canada Biographies: Canadian Artists Canadian Title

By Maxine Trottier   Illustrated by Tony Meers   

Scholastic Canada Ltd | ISBN 9780439957564 Paperback
48 Pages | 6.04" x 9" | Ages 9 to 12

Meet five outstanding Canadian artists who reveal our country through their magnificent works of art. Learn about the lives of five renowned Canadian artists whose paintings represent Canada, each in a very different style. Loaded with full colour illustrations and photographs, this book includes the biographies of Cornelius Kreighoff, who recorded 19th century life in Quebec, and Tom Thomson, who glorified the woodlands of northern Ontario. Also featured are Emily Carr, the west coast impressionist; Alex Colville, the east coast magic realist; and Kenojuak Ashevak, the celebrated Inuit printmaker. Canadian Artists includes a table of contents, full colour art including five full-page paintings, 15 colour illustrations, and more than 20 photographs.This book is perfect for curriculum use in both art and social studies.

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