A beautiful book and a well written story.
So overall, a great way to introduce the work of a compelling artist, the idea of being true to your own unique vision, and of honoring other's vision.
So, the other day at the library the book Camille and the Sunflowers: A story about Vincent Van Gogh by Laurence Anholt caught my eye.
The book is adorable, combines art work and story and gardening. Very good way to teach about artists, and is interactivePublished 13 months ago by Carol Kirk OConnor
Many people have made much money from Vincent Van Gogh's paintings -- sadly, he was not one of them. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Psyche
What a beautiful book! Everyone will love this story but especially a Van Gogh lover. I also love that the story is based on a true-life incident. Read morePublished 19 months ago by L. Kuehnle
I am very pleased with this book especially since it has great information that any children/teachers would love and was a great buy.Published 23 months ago by Marta Cree
This book has beautiful pictures and a nice story. When ordering I did not realize that this edition is extremely large (about 14" x 17") and is way too big for a home library. Read morePublished on December 30, 2011 by dmc
This is a lovely book based on a phase of Vincent Van Gogh's life, in which he lived in a small village and was befriended by a family which included a young boy named Camille. Read morePublished on September 26, 2011 by L. Erickson
I have always loved Vincent Van Gogh. I used to have a big poster of Starry, Starry Night hanging in my dorm room. I have loved sharing his work with my own children as well. Read morePublished on January 6, 2011 by Jill Kasten
I teach special education. My students range in age from 7 to 18 with various abilities and disabilities. They absolutely loved this book and wanted to color their own version. Read morePublished on December 11, 2010 by C. Warner