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Chuck Close: Face Book

Chuck Close: Face Book

Author: Chuck Close
$23.95(AUD)  inc GST
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Chuck Close; Face Book presents the artist's story, his art and a discussion of some of the many processes he has used. The format of the book will be centered around questions kids ask him about his work and his answers to them abd is punctuated by a filppable interactive element which presents a range of his artistic processes using self-portraits. The self-portraits can be played with, creating new and interesting combinations. There will also be an illustrated chronology of his life, along with a fully illustrated checklist of the works shown in the book.

Winner of Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards (Nonfiction) 2012. Commended for Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens (Ten to Fourteen) 2013 and Parents Choice Awards (Spring) (2008-Up) (Nonfiction) 2012. Short-listed for Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Book Award 2015 and Young Hoosier Book Award (Intermediate) 2015.
Author description

Amanda Freymann is the principal and Joan Sommers is a designer at the Glue and Paper Workshop. Freymann and Sommers have collaborated on numerous visual books for children. Ascha Drake is a teaching artist, she works with the Guggenheim Museum, NYC, along with other organisations.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781419701634
  • : ABRAMS
  • : Abrams Books for Young Readers
  • : 0.544
  • : March 2012
  • : 260mm X 203mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Chuck Close
  • : Hardback
  • : 759.13
  • : 64
  • : col. Illustrations