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Henri's scissors

Author: Jeanette Winter
Publisher: New York : Beach Lane Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In a small weaving town in France, a young boy named Henri-Emile Matisse drew pictures everywhere, and when he grew up, he moved to Paris and became a famous artist who created paintings that were adored around the world. But late in life a serious illness confined him to a wheelchair, and amazingly, it was from there that he created among his most beloved works - enormous and breathtaking paper cutouts. Based on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Picture books
Children's nonfiction
Biographies
Juvenile works
Children's stories
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Henri Matisse; Henri Matisse; Henri Matisse; Henri Matisse
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanette Winter
ISBN: 9781442464841 1442464844 9781442464858 1442464852 9781471121296 1471121291
OCLC Number: 858777751
Awards: Commended for Georgia Children's Book Award (Picture Storybook) 2016
Target Audience: AD510L; Decoding: 4 (hard); Vocabulary: 4 (hard); Sentences: 5 (very hard); Patterns: 5 (very hard)
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Jeanette Winter.
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In a small weaving town in France, a young boy named Henri-Emile Matisse drew pictures everywhere, and when he grew up, he moved to Paris and became a famous artist who created paintings that were adored around the world. But late in life a serious illness confined him to a wheelchair, and amazingly, it was from there that he created among his most beloved works - enormous and breathtaking paper cutouts. Based on the life of Henri Matisse, this moving and inspirational picture book biography includes a note from the author, dynamic quotes from Matisse himself, and an illuminating look at a little-known part of a great artist's creative process. --

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