Spark your child’s creativity and curiosity with this delightfully curated counting book featuring some of the world’s most iconic paintings.
In this collection, your child will discover artwork by Gustav Klimt, Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh, Maria Sibylla Merian, and many others. Help them count the flower petals in Gauguin’s Still Life with Teapot and Fruit, teach them different colors while examining Redon's Butterflies, and discuss the shapes used in Sarah Ann Wilson’s Album Quilt.
With a fun rhyming scheme and large, colorful text, 123s of Art will inspire your budding art lovers as they learn to count to 20 by locating objects in paintings. Then, as your child grows, you can read the playful poems aloud together and answer the interactive questions that accompany each painting.
“A fun way to inspire children’s imagination and creativity!” —Serena Williams
“A thoughtful and playful introduction to iconic artworks, with multiple layers of meaning for children and parents alike. ABCs of Art is a book to return to time and again." —Richard Armstrong, Director of the Guggenheim Museum
"ABCs of Art introduces young minds to masterworks with playful rhymes. Be art smart. It is never too early to build art vocabulary and understanding." —Paula Crown, Artist and Trustee of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
“Art connects us all on the deepest level and this book will inspire young minds.” —Ken Griffin, Founder & CEO of Citadel, trustee of the Art Institute of Chicago, and trustee of the Whitney Museum of American Art
“It opens a magic door into the kingdom of art for young readers.” —Dr. Joseph Connors, Professor of History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University
"Art history and the alphabet coincide in this lovely homage to the creative spirit. A book that will bring joy and love of art to children everywhere." —Benjamin de Menil, Trustee of the Menil Collection
"The ABCs of Art entices young readers to let their imaginations soar and connect with art in new ways. A fantastic way to encourage young artists to thrive!” —Michelle Park, Emmy award–winning food and lifestyle host, and the host of the podcast MOMS GOT THIS