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Myths and Legends - HC
Myths and Legends - HC
Myths and Legends - HC
9780865058552 | Back Ordered
Works of art detailing the myths and legends of King Arthur, Alexander the Great, and Sinbad the sailor inspire fascinating activities for children. Art includes:
• a sacred Cheyenne "Earth Diver" shield
• a stained-glass panel from the legend of King Arthur
• dazzling dragon sculptures
• voyages in art and waxy water scenes
• Valentine cards

Reading Level: Gr. 3
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level:
Binding: Hardcover
Series: Artists' Workshop
Authors(s): Penny King, Clare Roundhill

Size: 8½″× 11″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included:

ATOS: 5.8
Dewey: 704.947

Myths and Legends

"Reading and learning about myths and legends always is fascinating for children ...This book brings to life six myths and legends by using different art techniques to illustrate these stories. Children with artistic ability will have great fun using paints, sponges, glass, tissue paper and other artist's tools to tell their own stories. There is a short biography about each artist as well as suggestions for other art projects. This book could be used by children ages eight through twelve." —Catholic Library World, 05/98 " ...Especially useful to educators is the background information preceeding each section and the brief retelling of six myths and legends from around the world. Further information about the artists is listed as an afterward. Grades 2-6" —Library Talk, 05/98 " ...Through a serendipitous approach, the authors introduce young people to world artists and encourage them to use their techniques to create works of their own ...All of the sample projects were done by children. This mixture of famous works of art and students' art results in a colorful, eye-catching format ...these are good books for browsing and may provide a starting point for art projects." —School Library Journal, 04/98