Katie and the Bathers

Katie and the Bathers

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Join Katie as she steps into some of the most famous paintings in the world for an exciting art adventure!

On a hot, sunny day, a painting of some bathers in a cool river proves too tempting for Katie, and so she dives straight into the picture! But Katie doesn't just cause a splash - she causes a flood! Paddling with new friends might be fun, but how will Katie stop the water pouring into the gallery?

'A wonderful way to engage children with art. A brilliant combination of education and storytelling' - Parents in Touch (Katie's Picture Show)

This first introduction to Pointillism features five great masterpieces: Bathers at Asnieres, Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte and Port of Honfleur by Georges Seurat, Woman Hanging up the Washing by Camille Pissarro and Portrait of Felix Feneon by Paul Signac.

Classic picture book character, Katie, has been delighting children for over 25 years. Why not collect all 13 titles in the series?
Katie's Picture Show
Katie and the Impressionists
Katie and the Mona Lisa
Katie and the Sunflowers
Katie and the British Artists
Katie and the Waterlily Pond
Katie and the Starry Night
Katie and the Spanish Princess
Katie in London
Katie's London Christmas
Katie in Scotland
Katie and the Dinosaurs
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 248 x 274 x 5mm | 186g
  • ORCHARD BOOKS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1408331896
  • 9781408331897
  • 23,650

About James Mayhew

James Mayhew studied at Maidstone College of Art and his first children's book, Katie's Picture Show was published in 1989. It's been firmly in print ever since, recognised universally as the original and best introduction to art for children. Many more titles have followed, and the series sells in museums and galleries all over the world, from the Met in New York, to the Uffizi in Florence, the Louvre in Paris and beyond. He is also the creator of the much-loved Ella Bella Ballerina series, and many other titles. Alongside his work in publishing, James has devised and performed in a hugely successful series of concerts for children, combining live classical music, storytelling and live art. From Peter and the Wolf, to Scheherazade, James has worked internationally with many different orchestras and musicians, creating illustrations in time to music. James grew up in Suffolk but now lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and small son.

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Rating details

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3 20% (12)
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