Picasso and the Girl with a PonytailPaperback Anholt's Artists
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- Publisher: Barron's Educational Series Inc.,U.S.
- Format: Paperback | 32 pages
- Dimensions: 229mm x 282mm x 5mm | 159g
- Publication date: 1 October 2007
- Publication City/Country: New York
- ISBN 10: 0764138537
- ISBN 13: 9780764138539
- Sales rank: 20,465
Sylvette is a shy little girl, but her neighbor happens to be the artist Pablo Picasso. Attracted by Sylvetteas classical facial profile and her lovely ponytail hair style, Picasso convinces her to overcome her shyness and pose for a series of artworks. These drawings, paintings, and sculptures soon become world famous, and encouraged to abandon her shyness, Sylvette herself begins a career as a fine artist. This is a title in Barronas Anholtas Artists Books for Children series, in which author and illustrator Laurence Anholt recalls memorable and sometimes amusing moments when the lives of the artists were touched by children. Anholtas fine illustrations appear on every page and include reproductions of works by the artists.
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(back cover) Pablo Picasso Shy Sylvette is astonished when Pablo Picasso, the world-famous artist, chooses her to be his model. As the pictures become larger and more extraordinary, "The Girl with a Ponytail" becomes famous too. This amazing true story of developing self-confidence was told to Laurence Anholt by Sylvette herself. Complete with reproductions of Picasso's work, this is another inspirational story from Laurence Anholt's bestselling series, celebrating some of the world's greatest artists and the real children who knew them.