The Friendly Postman

The Art of Van Gogh

From the Series Stories of Art

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

Vincent Van Gogh was a troubled soul. Yet he produced some of the most vibrant and uplifting paintings in history. The Friendly Postman is the story of the postman who brought Vincent letters from his brother, Theo, when the artist lived in Arles. These letters played a vital role in encouraging Vincent to keep on painting through difficult times.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Picture Books, Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction
Copyright 2016
Publisher Big & Small
Imprint Big & Small
Language English
Number of Pages 36
Publication Date 2016-08-01
Text Type Narrative Nonfiction
BISACS JNF006000, JNF006040, JNF006050
Dewey 750
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.75 x 9.25
Lexile 680
Guided Reading Level T
ATOS Reading Level 2.9
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 183906
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5

Author: Yu-ri Kim

A translator and book developer, Yuri Kim is working on the educational books for children.

Illustrator: Jeong-yeon Yim

Having studied Engraving, Jeong-yeon Yim is a freelance illustrator. Her works were exhibited at the international bookart fair in 2006.