Pdf/E–book (13 Sculptures Children Should Know)

  • Hardcover
  • 45
  • 13 Sculptures Children Should Know
  • Angela Wenzel
  • English
  • 02 March 2019
  • 9783791370101

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characters ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Angela Wenzel Angela Wenzel ✓ 0 Download Summary 13 Sculptures Children Should Know Which they were created Each page is filled with colorful photographs and accessible information about the work the artist who created it andthe world in which it was made Various games and puzzles enhance this introduction to three dimensional masterpieces which is certain to whet its young readers' appetites f. This is a really cool series of books for kids Great photos and information although I did think the photo panels that made up the statue of David entry that obviously left out his you know what were pretty funny

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characters ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Angela Wenzel Angela Wenzel ✓ 0 Download Summary 13 Sculptures Children Should Know Respond to shape size texture and color This book takes a close look at thirteen of the world's most fascinating sculptures including works by Michelangelo Rodin and Niki de Saint Phalle and other works from around the world Shaped from wood stone metal and plastic these works tell us much about the culture in. Grades 2 6 Knowing very little about sculpture myself I found this to be a very attractive and informational book A timeline at the top of each page gives the artwork some historical context Fact boxes inform the title artist location size and material used The text is short but rich with interesting facts about what makes the sculpture significant I m sure there are other sculptures that might have been included but I enjoyed the sculptures that were selected for their variety in culture of origin location and materials The 13 included works are Winged Victory of Samothrace Shrine of the Three Kings Dancing Ganesha The Great Buddha David Fountain of the Four Rivers Burghers of Calais Mbala Mask Endless Column Giant Toothpaste Tube Spiral Jetty Stravinsky Fountain and Cloud Gate Chicago s Bean

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characters ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Angela Wenzel Angela Wenzel ✓ 0 Download Summary 13 Sculptures Children Should Know A winged headless goddess from the third century; a gigantic tube of toothpaste; a tribal mask; a monumental bronze statue of Buddha these creations and are featured in this book of sculptures that are fun to explore and important in the history of artSculpture is inherently interesting to children who naturally. 13 Art Sculptures Children Should KnowPrestel BooksThis book starts with a powerful uestionWhat is a sculpture Then it goes on to state The word sculpture comes from the Latin word sculpere which means to chisel or to carve 13 Art Sculptures Children Should Know is 45 pages of international sculptures that you may or may not have heard of but each holds an interesting aspect to it which is why the Children should know them This book is geared to Children as opposed to 13 Art Inventions Children Should Know but still best for 7 The sculptures themselves each have an interesting story or historyEach page is laid out with a timeline at the top of each page to provide a placement in history On the left column is a Fact box of the Sculpture Title Artist Date Location Material Size and Style Below that is additional information as appropriate This could be a fun fact interesting tidbit etc For example the sculpture title Giant Toothpaste Tube the author ask if the tube looks like a person lying down This thought provoking statement forces the reader to really look at the sculpture again in a different light Very colourful pictures also help with the comprehension and importance of the sculpture Where appropriate there are websites that link to information I really liked the website link a bit worried that it might date itself but it will still inspire kids recognize they can research if they chose There are also splashes of activities sprinkled throughout the pages For example Cloud Gate in Chicago you re asked to take a camera out into your town or street and look for reflective surfaces The sculptures are described to ensure new terminology is introduced while ensuring kids with parents would understand or ask uestions Terminology that might be confusing has an explanation in the Glossary at the back of the book One thing I would have liked is to have the words at the bottom of the page and in the Glossary so I didn t have to flip back and forth The 13 Sculptures are Winged Victory of Samothrace Marble in the Louvre Paris Shrine of the Three Kings Oak wood with precious stones Cologne Cathedral Dancing Ganesha Red Sandstone Met Museum of Art NY Great Buddha of Kamakura Bronze Kotoku in Japan David Marble Florence Fountain of the Four Rivers Travertine marble Piazza Navona Rome The Burghers of Callais Cast bronze Town suare Calais Mbala Mask Wood raffle paint Museum Rietberg Zurich Endless Column cast iron with metal coating Targu Jiu Romania Giant Toothpaste Tube Canvas metal polyester kapok Cleveland Museum of Art Spiral Jetty Basalt rock Great Salt Lake USA Stravinky Fountain Aluminium steel asphalt paint Paris Cloud Gate Stainless Steel Millennium Park Chicago GlossaryEach sculpture is uniue in it s own right and there is just enough information provided to warrant it s placement in the book without going too over the top The sculptures chosen are varied in material placement and size but all have the one key ingredient they are three dimensional 45 out of 5 stars for this book Angela Wenzel