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  • Published: 31 July 2017
  • ISBN: 9780241297650
  • Imprint: Dorling Kindersley
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $39.99

Art A Children's Encyclopedia



Charting the evolution of the greatest cultural achievements in artistic history


Open your eyes to the wonderful world of art inside this beautiful book.

The entire history of the greatest works in painting, sculpture, and photography are included on this comprehensive and colourful tour through time.

From the first strokes of paint on prehistoric caves to contemporary street art in the 21st century, every artistic style and movement is explored and explained in stunning detail. Special features celebrate the lives of groundbreaking painters, sculptors, and photographers, from Dutch master Johannes Vermeer to photography pioneer Julia Margaret Cameron. Many best-loved pieces of art are showcased in iconic images. Marvel at Leonardo da Vinci's mysterious Mona Lisa, the most famous painted lady. March alongside China's statues of the Terracotta Army, and gaze in awe at Barbara Hepworth's stunning Pelagos sculpture.

Packed with pictures and full of facts, Art A Children's Encyclopedia is guaranteed to become a family favourite, encouraging a love of art through the generations.

  • Published: 31 July 2017
  • ISBN: 9780241297650
  • Imprint: Dorling Kindersley
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $39.99

About the authors

David Taylor

David Taylor has been inspiring individuals and businesses for over twenty years, working with people from all walks of life - from CEOs to professional golfers and international leaders. He is also one of Europe's most dynamic and sought-after speakers on the subject of leadership and personal development. He appeared on the 6-part Carlton TV series Working Wonders and is the author of The Naked Leader Experience. He lives in Surrey.

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