Art Book About Portraits

The Usborne Art Book About Portraits

This captivating book offers a detailed insight into the lives of great portrait artists and the people they painted, from Leonardo da Vinci to Frida Kahlo and Andy Warhol. Published in association with National Portrait Gallery, London and The National Galleries of London and Scotland. Includes links to websites to view even more portraits online.

Year 1: Human Body
Is it human or animal? Draw around your child for them to paint and label different body arts. Test physical skills by balancing on one leg, race against the clock and play ball games. Plus much more in this 6 activity topic.

Year 1: Vincent van Gogh
Find inspiration from Van Gogh’s amazing life’s work. Paint a self-portrait, find beauty in sunflowers and go on a night walk before painting your own Starry Night. Plus much more in this 4 activity topic.

Year 2: My Healthy Body
Get active through physical skills, ball and cardiovascular skills. Keep a record of your exercise and learn more about your body through playing outside and movement games. Plus much more in this 9 activity topic.

  • Publisher: Usborne
  • Format: Paperback
  • Print length: 48 pages
  • Dimensions: 258.7 x 207.6mm
  • Reading age: 7 - 10 years old
  • Publication date: May 2017
  • ISBN: 9781409598688

Rosie Dickins

Rosie grew up in England and Hong Kong. An avid reader, she always loved dreaming up her own stories. After studying literature at Oxford University, art in Paris and plenty of travelling, she settled in London, where she works for Usborne Publishing. She has written over a hundred children's books, from award-winning information books to fiction.

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