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Katie and the Mona Lisa James Mayhew

Katie and the Mona Lisa By James Mayhew

Katie and the Mona Lisa by James Mayhew

New RRP £6.99
Condition - Very Good
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Katie helps the Mona Lisa to smile again!

Katie and the Mona Lisa Summary

Katie and the Mona Lisa by James Mayhew

Five famous Italian Renaissance paintings come alive for Katie when she steps into the picture frames.

What makes the Mona Lisa smile? Katie wants to find out so she climbs into the Leonardo Da Vinci painting. But the Mona Lisa is not really feeling very happy, so Katie tries to cheer her up . . . with disastrous results!

Includes five masterpieces from five Italian Renaissance artists:
Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci,
An Angel in Red with a Lute by an associate of Leonardo,
St George and the Dragon by Raphael,
Primavera by Sandro Botticelli,
The Lion of St Mark by Vittore Carpaccio

Katie and the Mona Lisa Reviews

A visit to an art gallery will never be the same again * School Librarian *
An ideal book to make children's imaginations work overtime * Morning Star *

About 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.

Additional information

Katie and the Mona Lisa by James Mayhew
Used - Very Good
Hachette Children's Group
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

Customer Reviews - Katie and the Mona Lisa