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Museum ABC

Museum ABC
Author: The (NY) Metropolitan Museum of Art
ISBN 13: 9780316071703
ISBN 10: 316071706
Edition: 1
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: 2002-09-01
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 60
List Price: $19.99

Museum ABC is a unique and colorful picture book that introduces children to more than a hundred works of art, using the alphabet. Adults and children alike will love the visual and cultural richness of this alphabetical tour through the Metropolitan Museum's collection.

Publishers Weekly

Images fine and funky accompany each letter of the alphabet in three noteworthy offerings. Museum ABC from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, for example, announces "A is for Apple" while, opposite, a full-color spread divided into quadrants presents the evidence with details from Roy Lichtenstein's Red Apple, a detail from Paul C zanne's Apples and two other works from the museum's collection. "N" features the noses of Giorgio de Chirico (a detail from his Self-Portrait) and Nefertari Kneeling in Adoration, a detail from the subject's Egyptian tomb, among others. Back matter provides further information about each artwork. (Sept.) Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.