By Jen Bryant,Melissa Sweet
Winner of the Schneider family members e-book Award
An ALA-ALSC striking kid's Book
Winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for striking Nonfiction for Children
As a toddler within the past due 1800s, Horace Pippin enjoyed to attract: He enjoyed the texture of the charcoal because it slid around the ground. He enjoyed whatever within the room and making it come alive back in entrance of him. He drew photos for his sisters, his classmates, his co-workers. Even in the course of W.W.I, Horace crammed his notebooks with drawings from the trenches . . . till he was once shot. Upon his go back domestic, Horace could not elevate his correct arm, and could not make any artwork. Slowly, with plenty of perform, he regained use of his arm, until eventually once more, he was once in a position to paint--and paint, and paint! quickly, people—including the recognized painter N. C. Wyeth—started noticing Horace's artwork, and ahead of lengthy, his work have been displayed in galleries and museums around the country.
Jen Bryant and Melissa candy group up once more to proportion this inspiring tale of a self-taught painter from humble beginnings who regardless of many stumbling blocks, was once eventually in a position to do what he enjoyed, and be famous for who he used to be: an artist.
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A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin (Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children (Awards)) by Jen Bryant,Melissa Sweet