Fictional Art Books by Kathie Johnson

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Fictional Art Books

by Kathie Johnson

In my last column, I suggested some books that could be used to get children interested in fine art—especially books that introduced them to paintings and artists. There is another group of books that I include in the art section of my children's library, but they are fictional books. Reading these may be a different way to approach the subject, especially for the imaginative child.

Most of these are picture books, so they may not immediately appeal to the older reader, but they tend to be fun and attractive, so perhaps older readers can enjoy them by reading . . .