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Create gorgeous pictures by colouring the intricate illustrations and adding delightful rub-down transfers to each scene.
Go wild with transfers and crayons to create eleven exquisite gardens from a cottage garden to a summer meadow. Each garden has a delicate line drawing to colour in and a colourful picture to fill with beautiful rub-down transfers of flowers, butterflies, birds, frogs and fish. The transfers are stored in a wallet inside the front cover.
This elegantly illustrated rub-down transfer book contains eleven gorgeous scenes to colour in and complete with transfers, from a butterfly house to a twilight garden. Each scene has a delicate line drawing to colour in and a colourful picture to fill with rub-down transfers of dazzling butterflies, beautiful bugs and shiny beetles.
A book to treasure. Parents in Touch review of The Wild Garden
Produced in association with The National Gallery in London, these beautiful art activity books are illustrated with fabulous reproductions of famous paintings.
The quality of the stickers is excellent and when this book has been carefully completed, it will make an excellent reference book. Parents in Touch review of Famous Artists Sticker Book
Winner - Schools Library Association Information Book Award A fantastic journey through an amazing world of over 130 colours, including the primary and secondary colours and descriptive colour words, such as canary yellow, russet and mint green. Includes a colour wheel to turn to see which colours go well together and a see-through acetate page to flip to see what happens when you mix colours. A delightful book to share and talk about with a young child, and to use as inspiration for writing and painting as they grow older.
This book will be the start of many conversations with young children. School Library Association Information Book Award 2016 Judge's comment
Usborne art books are enhanced with links to carefully selected websites where you can zoom in on lots more famous artworks and find information about artists and online games and activities.