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Author Carr, Simonetta, author.

Title Michelangelo for kids : his life and ideas, with 21 activities / Simonetta Carr.

Publication Info. Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, [2016]
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Description xi, 130 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 x 28 cm.
Series For kids
--for kids (Chicago, Ill.)
Summary "Art historian Simonetta Carr draws on recent scholarship that challenges the traditional view of Michelangelo as a recluse. Readers will also learn about the complex and fluid era of the Italian Renaissance and how the times affected his life and work. Lavish photos, informative sidebars, a time line, glossary, and suggestions for further readings add value, while 21 hands-on activities help young readers identify with the artist and his work. Kids will make homemade paint, apply the cross-hatching technique used by Michelangelo, make an "antique" statue, and more"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 119-125) and index.
Subject Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564 -- Juvenile literature.
Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564 -- Psychology -- Juvenile literature.
Artists -- Italy -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Renaissance -- Italy -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781613731932 (paperback)
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