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