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A life told through pictures : James Castle, Idaho artist, 1899-1977

Author: Melanie Fales; Dawn Kennedy-Haeder; Boise Art Museum.
Publisher: Boise, Idaho : Boise Art Museum, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : Local government publication : English
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"James Castle was a genius in art. He learned how to draw wtihout anyone teaching him. He made sense of the world around him by creating art. Inspired by what he saw during his everyday experiences, he made complex drawings and constructions. Even though James Castle could not hear or speak, this didn't stop him from creating art. His artwork shows what is possible with a unique perspective and a creative drive." --  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: James Castle; James Castle
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, Juvenile audience, Local government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melanie Fales; Dawn Kennedy-Haeder; Boise Art Museum.
ISBN: 9780964832633 0964832631
OCLC Number: 957269683
Notes: Includes activity pages.
Materials envelope located on inside back cover.
Description: 43 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 Try It at Home Materials envelope (charcoal, recycled paper, chipboard, string, colored tissue).
Responsibility: written by Melanie Fales ; editor, Dawn Kennedy-Haeder.

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"James Castle was a genius in art. He learned how to draw wtihout anyone teaching him. He made sense of the world around him by creating art. Inspired by what he saw during his everyday experiences, he made complex drawings and constructions. Even though James Castle could not hear or speak, this didn't stop him from creating art. His artwork shows what is possible with a unique perspective and a creative drive." -- from publisher.

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