A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin (Orbis - download pdf or read online

By Jen Bryant,Melissa Sweet

ISBN-10: 0375967125

ISBN-13: 9780375967122

A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

Winner of the Schneider kin booklet Award

An ALA-ALSC remarkable kid's Book

Winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for amazing Nonfiction for Children

As a toddler within the overdue 1800s, Horace Pippin enjoyed to attract: He enjoyed the texture of the charcoal because it slid around the ground. He enjoyed anything within the room and making it come alive back in entrance of him. He drew photographs for his sisters, his classmates, his co-workers. Even in the course of W.W.I, Horace stuffed his notebooks with drawings from the trenches . . . till he was once shot. Upon his go back domestic, Horace could not raise his correct arm, and could not make any paintings. Slowly, with plenty of perform, he regained use of his arm, until eventually once more, he used to be capable of paint--and paint, and paint! quickly, people—including the recognized painter N. C. Wyeth—started noticing Horace's artwork, and earlier than lengthy, his work have been displayed in galleries and museums around the country.

Jen Bryant and Melissa candy crew up once more to percentage this inspiring tale of a self-taught painter from humble beginnings who regardless of many stumbling blocks, was once eventually capable of do what he enjoyed, and be famous for who he used to be: an artist.

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