I Am an Artist
Are you an artist? Do you see the world around you in a special way? I Am an Artist shows you how simply observing the delights of nature can inspire you to create. Can you name the colors inside a seashell? You’re an artist!
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Genre||Picture Books, Social Studies|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||First Avenue Editions ™, Millbrook Press ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
- Reading Rainbow® Book
- Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year
School Library Journal
Author: Pat Lowery Collins
Pat Lowery Collins is a poet, painter, and the author of many books for children and young adults including the Reading Rainbow selection, I Am An Artist, and the recent sequel, I Am a Dancer. Her newest historical novels are Hidden Voices, The Orphan Musicians of Venice and Daughter of Winter, both published by Candlewick Press. The latter is a Must Read Finalist for the Mass Book Award. Her young adult novel in free verse, The Fattening Hut, won the Boston Author's Club 2004 Julia Ward Howe Award and was a Book Sense Pick and ALA Amelia Bloomer choice. A picture book, The Deer Watch, is also forthcoming from Candlewick. She teaches in Lesley University's MFA program in creative writing and lives and works in Gloucester, Massachusetts. Her Website is www.patlowerycollins.com and she can be reached to schedule a Skype visit at email@example.com.
Illustrator: Robin Brickman
Robin Brickman is a picture book artist and sought after workshop leader. In addition to I Am An Artist her unique 3-Dimensional paintings and books have won many awards, including a New York Sate Museum Purchase Prize, Outstanding Science Trade Book, National Science Teachers Association, Children's Book Council, John Burroughs List of Nature Books, and the Reading Rainbow designation.