Camille And The Sunflowers by Laurence AnholtCamille And The Sunflowers by Laurence Anholt

Camille And The Sunflowers

byLaurence Anholt

Hardcover | August 1, 1994

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"Where Camille lived, the sunflowers grew so high they looked like real suns. . .One day a strange man arrived in Camille's town. He had a straw hat and a yellow beard." So begins this fascinating tale of Camille, a little boy who is the son of a small-town postman. Camille meets the man with the yellow beard, and they become friends. This bearded man is a painter named Vincent van Gogh. The story, based on a true-life incident, is beautifully illustrated in full color by the author. This unusual picture storybook will appeal to children who love art-and also to children who simply enjoy a good story.
Laurence Anholt spent his early childhood in Holland where he developed a passion for Art. Before he attended school for his passion, Anholt worked as a Hotel-Night-Receptionist, a Carpenter, a Schoolteacher and an Art Lecturer, among various other odd jobs. Anholt studied painting for eight years and earned a Master's Degree from the ...
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Title:Camille And The SunflowersFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 10.62 × 8.44 × 0.31 inPublished:August 1, 1994Publisher:Barron's Educational Series

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0812064097

ISBN - 13:9780812064094

Appropriate for ages: 4

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great story Great story to get a youngster interested in art. Love this book.
Date published: 2017-03-08

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"Where Camille lived, the sunflowers grew so high they looked like real suns. . . ". So begins this fascinating tale of Camille, a little boy who meets a man with a yellow beard. This man is Vincent van Gogh, and they become best friends. The story, based on a true-life incident, is beautifully illustrated in full-color, including reproductions of some of van Gogh's paintings