The Arts: A Visual Encyclopedia
Juvenile: Age (years) from 8 - 12, Grade (US) from 3 - 7
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Art / General
Aug 01, 2017
8.63 x 10.88 x 0.84 in | 2.66 lb
The most visual and comprehensive encyclopedia for children that charts the evolution of the world’s greatest cultural achievements in painting, music, photography, and dance.
Kids can trace the development of a painting, from prehistoric cave drawings to the Mona Lisa to contemporary street art; read the story of music, from classical and jazz to rock and roll; find out about photography, from the early pinhole camera to digital imagery; and put on their dancing shoes for some ballroom, ballet, modern dance, and more. Stunning full-page images bring each subject to life, and clear text and annotations provide comprehensive, age-appropriate coverage.
Full of amazing facts, clear explanations, and stunning photography, The Arts: A Visual Encyclopedia is the essential introduction to the cultural world for children.
Series Overview: DK’s Visual Encyclopedias are the first substantial series of encyclopedias aimed at young children, designed to excite and entertain, while offering a comprehensive overview of core subjects. From science and the human body to animals, the ocean, space, and more, each book combines fun facts, amazing pictures, and crystal-clear explanations to take kids into the wonders of our world.
Unique: Better illustrated and more comprehensive than other encyclopedias available for children ages 9+.