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Who was Claude Monet?

Author: Ann Waldron; Claude Monet; Stephen Marchesi
Publisher: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, ©2009.
Series: Who was-- ?
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Claude Monet is considered one of the most influential artists of all time. He is a founder of the French Impressionist art movement, and today his paintings sell for millions of dollars. While Monet was alive, however, his work was often criticized and he struggled financially. With over one hundred black-and-white illustrations, this book unveils a true portrait of the artist!
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Claude Monet; Claude Monet
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Waldron; Claude Monet; Stephen Marchesi
ISBN: 9780448449852 0448449854 9781451736557 145173655X
OCLC Number: 268795269
Target Audience: "RL: 3.2"--P. [4] of cover.
Description: 105 p. : ill., map ; 20 cm.
Contents: Who was Claude Monet? --
A boy who loved drawing --
A rocky start --
Bad times and good times --
A new "salon" --
Hardest times --
Giverny --
The garden and the water lilies.
Series Title: Who was-- ?
Responsibility: by Ann Waldron ; illustrated by Stephen Marchesi.

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Claude Monet is considered one of the most influential artists of all time. He is a founder of the French Impressionist art movement, and today his paintings sell for millions of dollars. While Monet was alive, however, his work was often criticized and he struggled financially. With over one hundred black-and-white illustrations, this book unveils a true portrait of the artist!

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Good addition to the library

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-04-21) Very Good Permalink

This series of biographies is attractive and written at a 3rd grade reading level, but there has not be a large clamor to collect more, even on such fascinating subjects as Monet.  M. Hacker, Lake Hood

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