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Art & Max

Art & Max

Fall 2010 Picture Books
Ages: 5 - 8 yrs.
Author: David Wiesner
ISBN: 9780618756636
Hardcover Price: $17.99

Arthur (not Art) takes his painting seriously. His work is skillfully rendered with meticulous attention to detail. Max, an eager and untrained would-be painter, wants to set up his canvas alongside the masterful Arthur. Reluctantly, Arthur agrees.

David Wiesner takes readers on a colorful journey following an accomplished artist stuck in his ways. Max gives Arthur a jolt which allows him to understand the value of drawing outside the lines and viewing the world from, and with, a slightly different perspective. Wiesner's tale is at once charming, humorous and humbling.

Claire Green   ©2010 Parents' Choice
Claire is president of Parents' Choice Foundation and cofounder of Sandbox Summit®. She looks for toys and media that will unleash children's interests, and celebrate the fun of learning.

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/ Harcourt Children's Books

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