Masterworks of contemporary art teach kids about feelings and how they can be expressed in art.
The bold work of contemporary artists, including Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, Takashi Murakami, and Alex Katz is totally accessible to small children, and in this gorgeous, ground-breaking picture book, these works of art speak to children about emotions.
Children will recognize love, surprise, hurt, and other powerful feelings in these images, which accompany a fun-to-read aloud narrative with a silly twist at the end that is sure to delight younger readers.
Parents can enjoy the art as well as the opportunity to engage their children in a light-hearted discussion of feelings and how they affect us-the beginnings of emotional intelligence.
Chani Sanchez is the founder of the Museum of Amazing Art, which curates contemporary art and culture for children and their families. After the birth of her daughter Nika, and following several years in a career that involved buying and archiving art for an influential art collector, Chani began using fine art to create educational experiences for kids. Her goal has been to help children develop a language for their feelings and emotions. She also guides and supports parents in the raising of emotionally literate children through her private coaching practice. To learn more about her, visit her at www.chanisanchez.com.