Jacob Lawrence - In the City
Jacob Lawrence's powerful artwork guides readers through a bustling city, complete with builders rat-a-tatting and children playing in the streets. With rhythmic text and eleven iconic paintings, this book is both an introduction to an influential artist and a celebration of city life.
Author Susan Goldman Rubin grew up in the Bronx and dreamed of becoming an artist, leading her to study painting and drawing as a young woman. She currently lives in Malibu, California, where she writes and teaches writing, and continues to paint.
Age Range: 2-4 years
Board Book: 24 pages, printed on thick paperboard
Publisher: Chronicle Books: Brdbk edition (April 2009)
Product Dimensions: 5.1 x 6 x 0.5 inches