Once Upon a Picture

Sally Swain
AUD $14.95
Availability: Out of print

Visually stunning. Paperback edition of this unique picture book - an exciting way to introduce children to art and an excellent prompt for creative storytelling.

Chase a hoop. Hear a twittery machine. Whoosh through the sky. Prowl through the jungle like a tiger.

Watch four painted stories unfold.

Sally Swain will inspire you to engage with art and imagination, colour and story, by inviting you into the worlds of Renoir, Klee, Van Gogh and Rousseau.

A unique picture book from the creator of the international bestseller, Great Housewives of Art.

Author bio:

Sally Swain has been a practising artist for many years. She has an honours arts degree, majoring in psychology, is a trained high school art teacher and is an accredited life coach. Since 1993, she has been running 'art and soul' courses; she has also been doing individual creativity coaching since 1998. She has co-created and performed in seven seasons of storytelling at the Gallery of NSW.

Her three previously published books are the bestselling Great Housewives of Art (1988/89), Great Housewives of Art Revisited, both published by Grafton UK, Viking Penguin US and Doubleday Canada; and Oh My Goddess published by Penguin USA and Bantam Australia. The Great Housewives books gave rise to calendars, dairies, T-shirts, cards, exhibitions, commissions and limited edition reproductions.

Category: Picture books
ISBN: 9781741751062
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Imprint: A & U Children
Pub Date: February 2007
Page Extent: 32
Format: Book
Age: 4 - 10
Subject: Picture books

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