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Picturescape
by Elisa Gutierrez
AGES: 5 & up
PAGES: 40
SIZE: 10.5 x 9.75
RIGHTS: World
PRICES: US $9.95, Cdn $9.95
PAPERBACK: 978-1-894965-65-1

When a young boy visits the local art gallery, he is whisked away on a cross-country Canadian journey as he moves from painting to painting. Each collage image in this magical book was created with colored pencils and cut paper and inspired by some of the most beloved Canadian artists. Referenced are Emily Carr, Tom Thomson, J.E.MacDonald, David Blackwood,Alex Colville, Ivan Eyre, Lawrence Harris, E.J. Hughes, William Kurelek, J.P.Lemieux, Christopher Pratt, and Gaugnet.


Curricular connections

The Arts: Visual literacy

Social Studies: History, Geography, Canada