Go on an enthralling journey through 40,000 years of art and learn about everything from cave paintings to Cubism!
Written by educator and art historian Michael Bird, and illustrated by Kate Evans, Vincent’s Starry Night and Other Stories is made up of 68 chapters of stories about art through the ages. The book also includes reproductions of featured artworks, a comprehensive timeline of events, and extra feature spreads on places connected with art.
This book is suitable for readers between 8 and 12 years of age.
Vincent’s Starry Night and Other Stories is an essential reference book for all children who love art and stories, this book is the perfect blend of both. Discover artists and their art around the world, in exciting and imaginative tales about artists and the way they created their work.
Michael Bird is a writer, art historian and radio broadcaster. His books include 100 Ideas that Changed Art. He has also published many essays and articles, and lectures widely. He currently holds a Goodison Fellowship at the British Library, where he is researching the oral history of modern British art.
Kate Evans is a freelance illustrator with clients including HarperCollins, The Guardian, Macmillan Books, National Geographic, Transport for London and V&A Magazine. She has had exhibitions in Bristol, Bath, London and Stockholm. Kate lives and works in Bristol.