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Share a Story: Art Storytime

Did you miss Storytime this past Thursday? Have no fear! Here are the wonderful books we read and some extra books for you to enjoy all about the amazing world of Art. See you next week!

From Storytime

Parts of masterpieces are shown to demonstrate the letters of the alphabet.

Let's paint! by Alborozo

Describes the essence of painting, from coming up with a creative idea to the many different processes of putting paint to canvas, emphasizing the importance of having fun while painting and the principle of universal art.

Songs:

The Hokey Pokey

ABC's

The Univited Parade

More Art Stories to Enjoy

Claymates by Dev Petty

"Two balls of clay have a great time shaping themselves into various animals and objects until their sculptor comes back and discovers the mess they've made of her work"--.

Mouse paint by Ellen Stoll Walsh

Three white mice discover jars of red, blue, and yellow paint and explore the world of color.

Traces the life of artist Keith Haring, from his childhood love of drawing to his meteoric rise to fame, with a focus on his concern for children, humanity, and disregard for the established art world.

Shares the childhood of the famous artist as she apprenticed in her family's tapestry shop and was inspired by her mother's work as a weaver.

The inker's shadow by Allen Say

Recounts the author's coming of age at a military academy, where he endured harsh racism before embarking on a journey to discover himself as a Japanese-American artist.

The dot by Peter H. Reynolds

Vashti believes that she cannot draw, but her art teacher's encouragement leads her to change her mind.

"Louise has a new neighbor, the creative and offbeat Andie--but can they overcome their differences and be friends?"--.

A giant squid brags about being the best artist in the entire ocean.

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