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Charlotte in London

By Joan MacPhail Knight,Illustrated by Melissa Sweet

7-1/2 x 9 in; 64 pp;
full-color throughout, ages 8 and up
Hardcover
October 2008
ISBN 9780811856355
ISBN10 0811856356

SKU# 9780811856355

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It's 1895. Charlotte and her family came to France three years ago so that her father could learn to paint in the French style of Impressionism. Now they are traveling to London to see if the famous artist John Singer Sargent will paint Charlotte's mother...
Charlotte in London


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Charlotte in London

It's 1895. Charlotte and her family came to France three years ago so that her father could learn to paint in the French style of Impressionism. Now they are traveling to London to see if the famous artist John Singer Sargent will paint Charlotte's mother's portrait. In London, Charlotte and her best friend, Lizzy, stay in their own room at the Savoy Hotel, attend a fancydinner party with famous writers, watch boat races on the River Thames, learn about legendary London ghosts, and even visit a gypsy camp.

Illustrated with beautiful museum reproductions and exquisite watercolor paintings, the book also includes biographical sketches of the featured painters. This vibrant journal of Charlotte's exciting journey will make any reader long for lovely London.

 

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7-1/2 x 9 in; 64 pp;
full-color throughout, ages 8 and up
Hardcover
October 2008
ISBN 9780811856355
ISBN10 0811856356
Joan MacPhail Knight is the author of Charlotte in Giverny, Charlotte in Paris, and Charlottein New York. She lives in Woodstock, New York.

Melissa Sweet has illustrated over 30 children's books. She lives in Rockport, Maine.
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