13 Photos Children Should Know (HB)

13 Photos Children Should Know (HB)

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Brad Finger is an art historian based near Chicago, Illinois. He is the author of 13 Modern Artist Children Should Know and 13 American Artists Children Should Know (Prestel).

This beautifully illustrated book allows children to explore some of the world’s most iconic images and learn about the impact of photography on their world. Presenting some of the most renowned photographs from the 20th and 21st Century and offering them up to view and discuss.

Photographs that chronicle historic moments from Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon and the fall of the Berlin Wall to Nelson Mandela’s release from prison are set alongside portraits of famous figures such as Princess Diana, the Beatles and Albert Einstein. Spectacular images from the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics and Lindbergh’s landing in Paris to the devastating oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico are presented in double-page spreads with stunning reproductions of these photographs alongside informative background information on the events and people portrayed as well as circumstances that inspired them.

Through looking at these images and reading about them, children may learn not only about the people and events that forged our world but also the significance of photography in preserving these moments and helping us to understand our history.

Product Code 1035341
Author Brad Finger
Publisher Prestel
Published May 2011
Format Hardback
Pages 48
Dimensions 23.9 x 28 x 1.3 cm
Colour Illustrations Yes
ISBN 9783791370477
GTIN 9783791370477
Dimensions 23.9 X 28 X 1.3 cm
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