By Jen Bryant
Synopsis from Amazon:
A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book
Winner of the Schneider kinfolk booklet Award
[b]An ALA-ALSC impressive Children's Book
Winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for amazing Nonfiction for Children
As a toddler within the overdue 1800s, Horace Pippin enjoyed to attract: He enjoyed the texture of the charcoal because it slid around the flooring. He enjoyed taking a look at anything within the room and making it come alive back in entrance of him. He drew photographs for his sisters, his classmates, his co-workers. Even in the course of W.W.I, Horace crammed his notebooks with drawings from the trenches . . . until eventually he was once shot. Upon his go back domestic, Horace couldn't carry his correct arm, and couldn't make any artwork. Slowly, with plenty of perform, he regained use of his arm, till once more, he was once capable of paint--and paint, and paint! quickly, people-including the recognized painter N. C. Wyeth-started noticing Horace's artwork, and prior to lengthy, his work have been displayed in galleries and museums around the country.
Jen Bryant and Melissa candy workforce up once more to percentage this inspiring tale of a self-taught painter from humble beginnings who regardless of many stumbling blocks, used to be eventually in a position to do what he enjoyed, and be famous for who he used to be: an artist.
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Extra info for A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
Slim skim brim Can you find two words that sound like slim, skim, and brim? 30 Slim Kim drank a cup of skim filled to the brim after a swim. Brian P. Cleary is the author of the best-selling Words Are Categorical®series as well as the Math Is Categorical®and Adventures in Memory™ series. He has also written several picture books and poetry books. In addition to his work as a children’s author and humorist, Mr. Cleary has been a tutor in an adult literacy program. He lives in Cleveland, Ohio. Jason Miskimins grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, and graduated from the Columbus College of Art & Design in 2003.
THIS PAGE INTENTIONALLY LEFT BLANK Come along with me and learn all about reading! Brian P. Cleary’s wacky sentences and Jason Miskimins’s colorful art will make phonics fun! BOOK 1 The Bug in the Jug Wants a Hug A Short Vowel Sounds Book BOOK 2 Stop, Drop, and Flop in the Slop A Short Vowel Sounds Book with Consonant Blends BOOK 3 The Nice Mice in the Rice A Long Vowel Sounds Book BOOK 4 The Frail Snail on the Trail A Long Vowel Sounds Book with Consonant Blends BOOK 5 The Thing on the Wing Can Sing A Short Vowel Sounds Book with Consonant Digraphs BOOK 6 Whose Shoes Would You Choose?
He lives in Cleveland, Ohio. Jason Miskimins grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, and graduated from the Columbus College of Art & Design in 2003. He currently lives in North Olmsted, Ohio, where he works as an illustrator of books and greeting cards. Alice M. D. in early childhood education, with a focus in literacy, from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. Dr. Maday has taught at the college level as well as in elementary schools and preschools throughout the country. S. Department of Defense.
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin by Jen Bryant