David Hockney : Volume 99
In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of David Hockney, the inspirational British artist. Little David loved to draw and looked at the world in his own unique way. He always knew what his path in life would be...
he would be an artist! He went to art school and worked day and night to hone his drawing skills. He sold his first painting as a student, and in just five years he had a sell-out solo show of his work. When he moved from the UK to sunny California, he became known for creating bright, bold paintings.
From the Grand Canyon to the Yorkshire hills of home, David painted fantastic landscapes, including one made of 50 canvases all stitched together. An artist who delights in constantly reinventing himself, to this day David is eager to share his colourful work, and himself, with the whole world. This inspiring book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the incredible young poet and activist's life so far.
Little People, BIG DREAMS is a bestselling biography series for kids that explores the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. This empowering series of books offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats.
Author(s): Sanchez Vegara, Maria Isabel, Albero, Ana,
Date of Publication: 06/04/2023,
Pagination: 32 pages,
Series: Little People, BIG DREAMS,
Imprint: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books,
Published By: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd,
Book Classification: Children's, young adult & educational,