How the Snail Found Its Colors

The Art of Matisse

From the Series Stories of Art

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 5   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

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.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction, Picture Books
Copyright 2016
Publisher Big & Small
Imprint Big & Small
Language English
Number of Pages 36
Publication Date 2016-08-01
Text Type Narrative Nonfiction
BISACS JNF006040, JNF006050, JNF006000
Dewey 750
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.75 x 9.25
Lexile 800
Guided Reading Level T
ATOS Reading Level 3.0
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 183904
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5