By Susie Hodge
Illustrated by Violet Lemay
Did you know that the great Pablo Picasso had many pets, including a white mouse and a goat? And that Andy Warhol loved his dachshunds, Salvador Dalí liked ocelots and anteaters, and Georgia O’Keeffe had a passion for chows and Siamese cats? Artists and Their Pets tells these stories and many more with full-color illustrations and a chirpy narrative that will delight both art buffs and pet enthusiasts.
An innovative way to discover the lives of famous artists through the connection with their pets.
Featuring 20 great artists, from Jackson Pollock to Leonardo da Vinci.
For elementary school students and art and history teachers.
For kids and parents interested in the lives and work of famous artists
Age Range: 9 to 12 years
Hardcover, 192 pages
Dimensions: 5.75 x 8.25 x 0.75 inches
A successful survey of art history and a fun reminder of the special relationship between humans and animals. — Booklist