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Art Workshops for Children


A guide to eleven children’s art workshops by one of the world’s most innovative facilitators and best-selling bookmakers


Hervé Tullet (b. 1958) published his first book for children in 1994 and is now recognized as one of the world’s most innovative children’s authors. Known in France as ‘the prince of preschool books’, Tullet takes the concept of reading to a new level, inviting young minds to think imaginatively, in


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A guide to eleven children’s art workshops by one of the world’s most innovative facilitators and best-selling bookmakers.

Workshops are designed to spark children’s imaginations, champion group bonding, and give visually pleasing results – with no artistic ability required.

Illustrated and written by author of Press Here (over 1 million copies sold worldwide and a The New York Times bestseller for 3 years running).

Each workshop includes: a list of materials needed, a step-by-step guide to facilitation, practical tips, illustrated examples, and photos of workshops in progress.

Tried and tested around the world by children of all ages. Perfect for organizing group events at home, in schools, at parties, at museums – anywhere!



SPECIFICATIONS:

Format: Hardback
Size: 290 x 214 mm (11 3/8 x 8 3/8 in)
Pages: 72 pp
Illustrations: 72 illustrations
ISBN: 9780714869735

Hervé Tullet (b. 1958) published his first book for children in 1994 and is now recognized as one of the world’s most innovative children’s authors. Known in France as ‘the prince of preschool books’, Tullet takes the concept of reading to a new level, inviting young minds to think imaginatively, independently and creatively. His titles include New York Times bestseller Press Here, as well as I am Blop!, The Big Book of Art, The Giant Game of Sculpture and the Let’s Play Games series of board books for young children, published by Phaidon. He lives in Paris.

Contents and sections:

Introduction

The Workshops:
A Field of Flowers
The Big Traffic Jam
The Magic Dice
Painting Music
A Personality Portrait
Who's the Fastest
The Great Sumo Match
A Body of Work
The Big Feast
The Picture Factory
The Great Spectacle

A Portrait of Hervé Tullet
Essay by Sophie Van der Linden

"Instantly engage the child from the very beginning... It is clear to see that they go far beyond the realms of everyday books; enlightening, inspiring and exciting children." —Family Fun Guide on Hervé Tullet

"Hervé 's work is a sumptuous visual assault to the eyes, a stylized celebration of color, of pattern, of textures... The brevity of text is precisely what brings the books to life." —Junior on Hervé Tullet

"Overall: I recommend any activity from Hervé Tullet's Art Workshops for Children." —School Library Journal Online

"Any kid with a roll of paper and a pot of poster paint will be inspired by Tullet’s ideas."—Booklist

"One can see the playful spontaneity engaged in this book."—Publishers Weekly

"Instantly engage the child from the very beginning... It is clear to see that they go far beyond the realms of everyday books; enlightening, inspiring and exciting children." —Family Fun Guide on Hervé Tullet

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ABOUT PHAIDON

Phaidon is the premier global publisher of the creative arts with over 1,500 titles in print. We work with the world's most influential artists, chefs, writers and thinkers to produce innovative books on art, photography, design, architecture, fashion, food and travel, and illustrated books for children. Phaidon is headquartered in London and New York City.
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