Art & Max

by David Wiesner

On Sale: 10/04/2010

Art & Max

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Art & Max

by David Wiesner

On Sale: 10/04/2010

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Golden Archer Award (Wisconsin)

Kirkus Reviews Best Books

Georgia Children’s Picture Storybook Award

Publishers Weekly Best Book

Georgia Children’s Book Award

Washington Post Best Book

School Library Journal Best Book

About the Book

Max and Arthur are friends who share an interest in painting. Arthur is an accomplished painter; Max is a beginner. Max’s first attempt at using a paintbrush sends the two friends on a whirlwind trip through various artistic media, which turn out to have unexpected pitfalls. Although Max is inexperienced, he’s courageous—and a quick learner. His energy and enthusiasm bring the adventure to its triumphant conclusion. Beginners everywhere will take heart.

Critical Praise

"A thought-provoking exploration of the creative process....Funny, clever, full of revelations to those who look carefully—this title represents picture-book making at its best."—School Library Journal, starred review

"Children will giggle and marvel....Triple Caldecott winner Wiesner delivers a wildly trippy, funny and original interpretation of the artistic process."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"This small-scale and surprisingly comedic story takes place against a placid backdrop of pale desert colors, which recedes to keep the focus squarely on the dynamic between the two lizards and the wide range of emotions that Wiesner masterfully evokes."—Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Sophisticated and playful, this beautiful mind-stretcher invites viewers to think about art's fundamentals: line, color, shape, and imaginative freedom."—Booklist, starred review

"[A] visual meditation on the effects of illustrative style. . . . Detailed with Wiesner's signature craft and wit."—The Horn Book
"Longtime children's book legend David Wiesner takes exciting risks with his newest book about two art-making critters."—The Huffington Post —

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780618756636
  • ISBN 10: 0618756639
  • Imprint: Clarion Books
  • On Sale: 10/04/2010
  • Pages: 40
  • List Price:25.99 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 7
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Art & Architecture
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Friendship
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Readers / Chapter Books

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