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The Arts: A Visual Encyclopedia

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This book, the most visual and comprehensive encyclopedia for children, charts the evolution of the world's greatest cultural achievements in painting, sculpture, photography, music, and dance, supporting the arts in STEAM education. Kids can trace the development of painting from prehistoric cave drawings to the Mona Lisa to contemporary art; discover the evolution of sculpture from the Great Sphinx at Giza to modern day abstract forms; find out about photography, from the early camera obscura to digital imagery; read the story of music, from classical and jazz to rock and roll; and put on their dancing shoes for some ballroom, ballet, modern dance, and more. Stunning images bring each subject to life, and clear text and annotations provide comprehensive, age-appropriate coverage. Full of amazing facts, clear explanations, and awe-inspiring photography, this is the essential introduction to the cultural world for children.

- 304 pages
- 8.3 Inches W x 10.7 Inches L x .9 Inches H
- Paperback
- DK Publishing
- For ages 9-12
- 2017
- Item #:  978-1465461780