My Art Book of Sleep
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Selected as one of Oprah’s Favorite Things 2023
As Oprah says on OprahDaily.com – 'Created for kids, these little books pair famous artworks (Gauguin! Kerry James Marshall!) with read-aloud text ("Love is... soft snuggles... and tender nuzzles"). So special – adults will want them, too.'
This keepsake children’s book welcomes bedtime in a new and accessible way: through art
Featuring a bright stylish cover and sturdy colorful pages, My Art Book of Sleep pairs 35 famous artworks with lyrical text, creating a tender nighttime read-aloud.
A beautiful gift for babies, toddlers, and young children, as well as new and expecting parents, My Art Book of Sleep presents vibrant paintings, drawings, and sculptures by a diverse array of artists – from Edward Degas and Georgia O’Keeffe to Yoshitomo Nara and Yayoi Kusama. With its elegant design and heartwarming descriptions, My Art Book of Sleep will be treasured by little ones and grown-ups alike.
Part of the beloved My Art Books series of stunning board books, which explore big feelings through famous artworks.Specifications:
- Format: Board Book
- Size: 190 × 146 mm (7 1/2 × 5 3/4 in)
- Pages: 48 pp
- Illustrations: 34 illustrations
- ISBN: 9780714878652
Shana Gozansky is a freelance theater director whose work has been produced from NYC to LA. She holds an MFA in Directing from the Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Programs and is a graduate of Bard College. She is a Drama League Directing Fellow and her focus is on developing new plays. Shana is an avid museum-goer and art appreciator, a mother of a toddler, and a prolific social media humorist.
‘Created for kids, these little books pair famous artworks (Gauguin! Kerry James Marshall!) with read-aloud text ("Love is… soft snuggles… and tender nuzzles"). So special -- adults will want them, too.’ – As Oprah says on OprahDaily.com (Oprah’s Favorite Things 2023)
‘Calling all art lovers with children in your lives: These books are for you. The kid-friendly books pair famous works of art with read-aloud text that lets little ones tap into themes of love, adventure and friendship.’ – USA Today on Oprah’s Favorite Things 2023
'A relatable framework through which to access broad-ranging works of art.' – Publishers Weekly
'The follow up to My Art Book of Love, and it is just as wonderful. The My Art Book... series is my favourite board book series and this book met my high expectations. These two books would also be fantastic as presents.' – Baby Librarians
'This exquisite board book will retain its visual value forever—certainly long after children have moved beyond the format. That said, the simple concepts in this book are conveyed with elgance, wonder, and joy that compliment the artwork perfectly. Stunning, poetic, and playful, this one is a delight for all ages.' – Kirkus Reviews
'Bedtime stories are a staple for countless children, from epic adventures about kickass princesses to awkwardly improvised tales about talking veggies. Now little readers can also dip their toes into art history with this collection of sleep-related art. The cute cover art also makes My Art Book of Sleep a simple yet gorgeous addition to your bookshelf.' – Bookriot
'An intelligent look at art for the youngest of children.' – Waking Brain Cells blog
'Parents who hope to inculcate a love of fine art in their toddlers will appreciate My Art Book of Sleep.' – Meghan Cox Gurdon, Wall Street Journal
'Sleep is part of every child's day…and this board book has 35 full-page artworks featuring sleep, accompanied by a brief, tender, read-aloud text.' – Houston Family Magazine
'An intelligent look at art for the youngest of children.' – Waking Brain Cells
'Shana Gozansky's board books stare head-on at naysayers arguing that fine art isn't for children... Gozansky's board books have the feel of a gift book from a museum exhibit; the cover is thick, textured, and gives the sense that there's a treasure inside... These books provide an introduction to famous works and what we can see in our own human experience through them.' – Cosmic Bookshelf