The Quiet Observer

The Art of Degas

From the Series Stories of Art

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

A French painter Edgar Degas enjoyed capturing the small moments in life by observing people with an attentive eye. This story weaves Degas’ paintings into the story, while also illustrating Degas’ character.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Picture Books
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction
Copyright 2017
Publisher Big & Small
Imprint Big & Small
Language English
Number of Pages 36
Publication Date 2017-01-01
Text Type Narrative Nonfiction
BISACS JNF007010, JNF006000
Dewey 750
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.25 x 9.75
Lexile 610
Guided Reading Level R
ATOS Reading Level 3.7
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 187052
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5

Author: Miae Kim

Miae Kim won the children's book award in Korea in 2008. Her books include A Coward Tyranno, Komo Flies, and A Crocodile and a Baby Crocodile Bird.

Illustrator: Dong-il Jang

Dong-il Jang studied Engraving in college. He works as a freelance illustrator. His books include The Friendship, A Rain Shower, and Dad is Studying Garbage.