Biography, 160 pages. Maria Merian was an artist, adventurer, and scientist in 17th-century Europe - a time when women were rarely allowed responsibilities outside the home. Published in 2018 by Houghton Mifflin and awarded the 2019 Robert F. Sibert Medal - one of many honors. A remarkably beautiful book.
Summer Art Fun
Who knew a children's biography could be so visually stunning and beautifully written, as well as incredibly informative! This book is a perfect introduction to a long summer of developing art skills while observing all sorts of insects - even butterflies. A blank sketch book, a good set of colored pencils and lots of time outside will inspire your budding nature artist.
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