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The Art and Life of Wayne Thiebaud
By Susan Goldman Rubin
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One of the giants of American art, Wayne Thiebaud was at first unappreciated because of the everyday subject matter of his paintings. His tasty hot dogs, delectable cakes, dizzy streets, and sleepy deltas have since become icons of twentieth century art. Now young readers have the chance to explore the development of a fascinating artist while delighting in the very child-friendly art that has made him so acclaimed. With her deft touch, critically-acclaimed non-fiction author Susan Rubin tells the story of the man behind the masterpieces.
Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review2008-03-01 00:00:00
?Âª??this is a visually enticing and browsable volume that manages to tempt if not satisfy the artistic appetite.??
The Bulletin of the Center for Children??s Books0000-00-00 00:00:00
?ÂªA must-purchase for collections.??
School Library Journal, starred review0000-00-00 00:00:00
?ÂªThe writing in Delicious is untroubled and straightforward??.There is no struggle in it at all. The story goes steadily from subject to verb, rung to rung, up the ladder of life and good fortune.??
The New York Times0000-00-00 00:00:00
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