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Artist in Overalls

The Life of Grant Wood

By John Duggleby

10 x 9-5/8 in; 48 pp;
Full Color throughout, ages 8-12
Hardcover
March 1996
ISBN 9780811812429
ISBN10 0811812421

SKU# 9780811812429

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The renowned painting American Gothic is famous around the world, but what do we know about the artist? This lively biography follows Grant Wood as he develops from a shy farm boy into a celebrated artist. This is the first published biography...
Artist in Overalls


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Artist in Overalls

The renowned painting American Gothic is famous around the world, but what do we know about the artist? This lively biography follows Grant Wood as he develops from a shy farm boy into a celebrated artist.
This is the first published biography of this American artist specifically geared to young readers. It is complete with an instructional afterword to help young artists learn to draw and a listing of museums where Grant Wood's work can be seen.

 

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10 x 9-5/8 in; 48 pp;
Full Color throughout, ages 8-12
Hardcover
March 1996
ISBN 9780811812429
ISBN10 0811812421
John Duggleby was born and raised in the rolling hills of lowa where Grant Wood lived and painted, and he studied journalism at the University of lowa, where Grant Wood taught. John lives with his four year-old daughter, Katie, in McFarland, Wisconsin. This is his fifth book for children.


Awards and honors for Artist in Overalls:
Capitol Choices, Noteworthy Books for Children
Children's Crown List
Kirkus Reviews, pointer
Parents Council, Seal of Approval