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The Resource Edward Hopper paints his world, Robert Burleigh ; paintings by Wendell Minor

Edward Hopper paints his world, Robert Burleigh ; paintings by Wendell Minor

Label
Edward Hopper paints his world
Title
Edward Hopper paints his world
Statement of responsibility
Robert Burleigh ; paintings by Wendell Minor
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"As a boy, Edward Hopper knew exactly what he wanted to be when he grew up: on the cover of his pencil box, he wrote the words EDWARD HOPPER, WOULD-BE ARTIST. He traveled to New York and to Paris to hone his craft. And even though no one wanted to buy his paintings for a long time, he never stopped believing in his dream to be an artist. He was fascinated with painting light and shadow and his works explore this challenge.Edward Hopper's story is one of courage, resilience, and determination. In this striking picture book biography, Robert Burleigh and Wendell Minor invite young readers into the world of a truly special American painter (most celebrated for his paintings "Nighthawks" and "Gas")"--Provided by publisher
Summary
As a boy, Edward Hopper knew exactly what he wanted to be when he grew up: on the cover of his pencil box, he wrote the words EDWARD HOPPER, WOULD-BE ARTIST. He traveled to New York and to Paris to hone his craft. And even though no one wanted to buy his paintings for a long time, he never stopped believing in his dream to be an artist. Robert Burleigh and Wendell Minor invite young readers into the world of a truly special American painter (most celebrated for his paintings "Nighthawks" and "Gas")
Tone
Illustration
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10325947
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 759.13
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Elementary Grade
LC call number
ND237.H75
LC item number
B87 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 5
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Edward Hopper paints his world, Robert Burleigh ; paintings by Wendell Minor
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/529/9780805087529/image/lgcover.9780805087529.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21046000
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
First Edition
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780805087529
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013037068
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
9780805087529
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn858730913
  • (OCoLC)858730913
Label
Edward Hopper paints his world, Robert Burleigh ; paintings by Wendell Minor
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/529/9780805087529/image/lgcover.9780805087529.jpg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21046000
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
First Edition
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780805087529
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013037068
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
9780805087529
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn858730913
  • (OCoLC)858730913

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