The Story of the World's Greatest Paintings

The Story of the World's Greatest Paintings

  1. Charlie Ayres
  • ISBN 9780500238806
  • 28.90 x 24.90 cm
  • PLC (no jacket)
  • 96pp
  • 134 Illustrations, 126 in colour
  • First published 2010
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‘A fascinating, colourful and great value book which any young art-lover should be delighted to receive’ – KidsinMuseums.org
‘You have to hand it to Thames & Hudson. When it comes to thinking up new ways to get children interested in art, the publisher has all the bases covered … A lively and informative activity book’ – V&A Magazine
‘Rich, interactive and engaging … marvellously informative’ – The Observer
‘I would recommend this book without reservation’ – School Librarian Journal

This fun book introduces young readers to some of the greatest paintings of all time. Twenty world-famous artworks are featured in easy-to-follow chronological order, accompanied by informative texts that bring each masterpiece and its story vividly to life.

Complete with extensive reference material, comprising chronologies of the artists, major collections of the artists’ works and a glossary, this book will delight and engage all children