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A Journey Through Art

A Global History

Aaron Rosen

£14.95

A truly global history of art for children, with a time-travel twist. For ages 9+

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Overview

The first book of its kind, A Journey Through Art takes children on a journey through the history of art from the prehistoric to the present day. It describes how art of all kinds developed in thirty locations across the world, telling the stories of a myriad astonishing artworks and the cultures that gave birth to them.

Children will visit the Nawarla Gabarnmung caves in Australia in the year 35,000 BCE, Egypt’s Temple of Luxor in 1250 BCE, Rome in 1 CE, Cambodia’s Angkor Wat in 1150, Florence during the Renaissance, New York in the 1950s, Rio de Janeiro today, and much, much more. Along the way, key movements and ideas are picked out and explained for a young audience.

A Journey Through Art is the perfect companion for young explorers of the world’s rich cultural history.

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Reviews

'A joy'
Jewish Chronicle

'Richly illustrated … tells the story of art and culture across the centuries, and all around the globe'
The Week Junior

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Specifications

Format: PLC (no jacket)

Size: 26.0 x 20.5 cm

Extent: 144 pp

Publication date: 1 March 2018

ISBN: 9780500651018

Contents List

Introduction • Prehistoric & Ancient • Medieval & Early Modern • Modern & Contemporary

About the Author

Aaron Rosen is a senior lecturer at Rocky Mountain College, Montana, and Visiting Professor at King’s College London.. He is the author of Art + Religion in the 21st Century, and co-author of the children’s book Where’s Your Creativity?

Lucy Dalzell is the author and illustrator of Sunrise to High-rise:A Wallbook of Architecture Through the Ages, and the illustrator of Discovering King’s Cross: A Pop-up Book.

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Lucy Dalzell