Georgia in Hawaii: When Georgia O'keeffe Painted What She Pleased by Amy NoveskyGeorgia in Hawaii: When Georgia O'keeffe Painted What She Pleased by Amy Novesky

Georgia in Hawaii: When Georgia O'keeffe Painted What She Pleased

byAmy NoveskyIllustratorYuyi Morales

Hardcover | March 20, 2012

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Georgia O'Keeffe was famous for painting exactly what she wanted, whether flowers or skulls. Who would ever dare to tell her what to paint? The Hawaiian Pineapple Company tried. Lucky for them, Georgia fell in love with Hawaii. There she painted the beloved green islands, vibrant flowers, feathered fishhooks, and the blue, blue sea. But did she paint what the pineapple company wanted most of all?Amy Novesky's lyrical telling of this little-known story and Yuyi Morales's gorgeous paintings perfectly capture Georgia's strong artistic spirit. The book includes an author's note, illustrator's note, bibliography, map of the islands, and endpapers that identify Georgia's favorite Hawaiian flowers.
Amy Novesky  is the author of Elephant Prince: The Story of Ganesh, illustrated by Belgin K. Wedman, and Me, Frida, illustrated by David Diaz. She lives in Northern California with her family. Yuyi Morales  is a beloved children's book author and illustrator who has been granted the ALA's celebrated Pura Belpré ...
Title:Georgia in Hawaii: When Georgia O'keeffe Painted What She PleasedFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 11.5 × 9 × 0.39 inPublished:March 20, 2012Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152054200

ISBN - 13:9780152054205


Editorial Reviews

An appealing and slightly humorous portrayal of O'Keefe's artistic vision and determination, along with a peek at the Hawaii of over half a century ago? accessible, unfussy and visually charming." - Kirkus "A rich and unexpected depiction of a treasured artist." - Publishers Weekly, starred review"