Katie and the Starry Night
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A perfect introduction for children to Van Gogh, showcasing five of his masterpieces The stars in Vincent van Gogh's painting are so beautiful that Katie can't resist reaching in and taking one. But what will she do when all the other stars come tumbling out of the painting, too? Will Katie be able to catch the stars before the gallery guard notices they've floated away? This picture book features The Starry Night, Noon, Vincent's Chair, Fishing Boats on the Beach, and The Olive Grove.
James Mayhew is a children's author and illustrator whose books include Can You See a Little Bear, Katie in London, Katie and the Spanish Princess, Katie Meets the Impressionists, The Knight Who Took All Day, and Who Wants a Dragon? He received the New York Times award for one of the 10 best-illustrated books of the year for The Boy and the Cloth of Dreams.
"Lovely watercolors. . . . Not only does this delightful fantasy succeed as art education, but it's a charming story as well." —School Library Journal on Katie Meets the Impressionists"This delightful romp through the world of art offers children a lighthearted, entertaining introduction to the great masters' works." —Booklist on Katie and the Sunflowers"Mayhew's creatures are appealing anthropomorphized and set in a lush landscape, skillfully rendered in sepia line and glowing watercolors." —Kirkus Reviews on Katie and the Dinosaurs