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Katie: Katie and the Waterlily Pond

James Mayhew

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Katie, For National Curriculum Early Years, For National Curriculum Key Stage 1, Interest age: from c 3 years, Fiction, Picture books, Picture storybooks, Art: general interest (Children's / Teenage)

Make art an adventure with classic picture book character, Katie, in this wonderful introduction to five of Monet's most magical paintings!

Join Katie as she steps into some of the most famous paintings in the world for an exciting art adventure!

Katie desperately wants to win the art competition at the gallery. She just has to create a painting in the style of Monet. That should be easy . . . right?

'A wonderful way to engage children with art. A brilliant combination of education and storytelling' - Parents in Touch (Katie's Picture Show)

This first introduction to Monet features five of his most magical paintings: The Waterlily Pond, In the Woods at Giverny, Bathers at La Grenouillere, Path Through the Poppies, and The Rue Montorguiel, Paris. Classic picture book character, Katie, has been delighting children for over 25 years. Why not collect all 13 titles in the series?
Katie's Picture Show
Katie and the Impressionists
Katie and the Mona Lisa
Katie and the Sunflowers
Katie and the British Artists
Katie and the Starry Night
Katie and the Spanish Princess
Katie and the Bathers
Katie in London
Katie's London Christmas
Katie in Scotland
Katie and the Dinosaurs

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Praise for Katie: Katie and the Waterlily Pond

  • An entertaining initiation into the world of Impressionism. - School Librarian

  • Both beautiful and useful. - Families Magazine

  • Fun for younger kids. - travelforkids.com

  • This lovely picture book will be very popular. - Bookseller

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James Mayhew

James Mayhew studied at Maidstone College of Art and his first children's book, Katie's Picture Show was published in 1989. It's been firmly in print ever since, recognised universally as the original and best introduction to art for children. Many more titles have followed, and the series sells in museums and galleries all over the world, from the Met in New York, to the Uffizi in Florence, the Louvre in Paris and beyond. He is also the creator of the much-loved Ella Bella Ballerina series, and many other titles. Alongside his work in publishing, James has devised and performed in a hugely successful series of concerts for children, combining live classical music, storytelling and live art. From Peter and the Wolf, to Scheherazade, James has worked internationally with many different orchestras and musicians, creating illustrations in time to music. James grew up in Suffolk but now lives in Hertfordshire.