A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin by Jen Bryant

By Jen Bryant

Book Details:

ASIN: B008LMD33U
Publisher: Knopf Books for younger Readers
Publication Date: 2013-01-08
Number of Pages: 40
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books

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A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

Winner of the Schneider family members ebook Award

[b]An ALA-ALSC outstanding Children's Book
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Winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for amazing Nonfiction for Children

As a toddler within the overdue 1800s, Horace Pippin enjoyed to attract: He enjoyed the texture of the charcoal because it slid around the flooring. He enjoyed anything within the room and making it come alive back in entrance of him. He drew images for his sisters, his classmates, his co-workers. Even in the course of W.W.I, Horace crammed his notebooks with drawings from the trenches . . . till he was once shot. Upon his go back domestic, Horace couldn't raise his correct arm, and couldn't make any artwork. Slowly, with plenty of perform, he regained use of his arm, until eventually once more, he used to be in a position to paint--and paint, and paint! quickly, people-including the well-known painter N. C. Wyeth-started noticing Horace's artwork, and sooner than lengthy, his work have been displayed in galleries and museums around the country.

Jen Bryant and Melissa candy group up once more to percentage this inspiring tale of a self-taught painter from humble beginnings who regardless of many stumbling blocks, used to be finally capable of do what he enjoyed, and be famous for who he was once: an artist.

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Other animals may not see the ground squirrel standing in the grasses. 30 The same color This bobcat has brown fur with dark spots. The grasses around the bobcat are also brown. There are dark areas in the grasses. The bobcat blends in with the grasses.

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