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Katie and the Impressionists
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The world of five famous Impressionist paintings comes to life when Katie jumps through the frame and into the picture!

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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.

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[This] lighthearted approach to art appreciation will whet the appetites of youngsters preparing to visit an art museum for the first time * Booklist *
Combines visual appeal with humour * The Times *
Fun and funny * The Times *
A little girl is magically transported into great paintings. Fun and funny. * The Times *

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