A lovely book about artist, Frida Kahlo from the series, Anholt's Artists Books for Children. When a little girl named Mariana is sent to have her portrait painted by Frida, she is scared. "Well, that's okay," Frida tells her. "Everyone feels scared sometimes. As Mariana sits for her portrait, she learns all about Frida's life, and begins to think of her as the bravest woman in the world.
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Author and illustrator Laurence Anholt recalls memorable and sometimes amusing moments when the lives of the artists were touched by children. Anholt's fine illustrations appear on every page and include reproductions of works by the artists.
Laurence Anholt is the author and illustrator of several children's books about famous artists, all available in North America from B.E.S. They include Degas and the Little Dancer, Leonardo and the Flying Boy, The Magical Garden of Claude Monet, and van Gogh and the Sunflowers.