How the Snail Found Its Colors
The Art of Matisse
From the Series Stories of Art
French artist Henri Matisse gradually turned away from traditional drawing and painting to adopt a radical but simple approach to art. In How the Snail Found Its Colors, the story of a snail’s search for the right color for its shell helps us understand how Matisse refined his technique and how the selection of particular colors and shapes was the key to his art.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Genre||Picture Books, Social Studies|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction|
|Publisher||Big & Small|
|Imprint||Big & Small|
|Number of Pages||36|
Author: Haneul Ddang
Haneul Ddang is an organization that develops and designs children's books. They have created some of Korea's best-selling educational picture books, including the Little Mathematician and Little Scientist series.
Author: Jeong-yi Kee
Jeong-yi Kee studied Traditional Korean Sound and started her literary career after winning a literary contest. She is now writing stories for children.
Illustrator: Mi-ran Yang
Mi-ran Yang studied Visual Design and became an illustrator. This book is her first work.