Dimensions: L: 22.6cm x W: 2.4cm x H: 22.8cm
Product Code: 9783791371740
This sturdy book offers young readers an array of words in different languages, accompanied by an eclectic collection of artwork reproductions. For example, ?correre, to run, laufen? is depicted by the image of racing athletes on a Greek vase; Lichtenstein?s pop-comic ?Crying Girl? illustrates ?llorar, pleurer, to cry.? The great range of artwork reflects the diverse language sounds and alphabets of the text. A pronunciation guide can help readers sound out each word. They may try identifying words of the same language or using a similar alphabet, from page to page. In addition, readers may be encouraged to respond to the images themselves. Odilon Redon?s somewhat sinister ?Smiling Spider? provides the offbeat illustration for ?happy, joyeux, alegre,? while ?hoc, naso, nariz? is illustrated by Edward Lear?s playful image of thirteen birds perched along a man?s elongated nose. Through the lenses of both language and visual art, this book celebrates the variety of ways we define our world.
|Book Title||Art: A World of Words - 12 Languages (HB)|
|By Author(s)||Doris Kutschbach|
|Dimensions||22.6cm x 2.4cm x 22.8cm|
|Notes||The book images and summary displayed may be of a different edition or binding of the same title.|