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O Museu (2014)

by Susan Verde(Favorite Author)
4 of 5 Votes: 2
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review 1: I really liked this book, a girl going through an art museum and talking about how the art makes her feel. The story is told in verse and like the illustrations by the magnificent Peter H. Reynolds, just flow from page to page. I really wanted there to be information at the end about some of the replications (or as Reynolds says in his note, his "isn-ful" nods) of famous artwork so young readers associate the feelings the girl had with the real art.
review 2: Lots of pluses in this one: rhyming text that works well in most cases; linking art with evocative emotions; challenging creativity and involvement; presentation of an art museum as an interactive experience.My frustration is that the embedded art alludes to iconic works by well-known masters, but there
... moreis no back matter or other reference chart to help young readers identify and learn more about them. Adults who share the book would appreciate that, too, in my opinion. less
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Would be good to use for art programs/classes. (And museum gift shops!) Inspiring and fun.
Art, inspiration, emotion, creativity. Picture book for elementary students.
Great book about how to interact with art.
Wonderful! I love Peter Reynolds.
I love this book!
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