Art Puzzles for Kids: Chinese Ceramics

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Art Puzzles for Kids: Chinese Ceramics

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Publisher :   Tuttle Publishing,US
Published :   24/09/2019
ISBN :   9781602204607
Format :   Paperback
Pages :   14
Size (mm) :   229x235x23
Weight (g) :   796

Open up this book and find a fun, interactive way for kids to learn more about Chinese art and symbolism! Each two-page spread highlights a Chinese ceramic artefact, pulled from a museum collection. On the left-hand side, a photo of the piece, its history...   Read more
Open up this book and find a fun, interactive way for kids to learn more about Chinese art and symbolism! Each two-page spread highlights a Chinese ceramic artefact, pulled from a museum collection. On the left-hand side, a photo of the piece, its history and any hidden symbols that are important in Chinese culture. On the right-hand side, a pop-out puzzle with 25 pieces that?when put together?shows a close-up of the artwork featured on the adjacent ceramic artefact. The patterns include daring dragons, elegant cranes and beautiful roses, among many other plants and animals. Kids will have fun identifying all of the wildlife and mythical creatures painted on the ancient ceramic and learning the meaning of each symbol. For example: Dragons, the most sacred animal in Chinese culture, symbolize good luck and power; Deer represent good luck. One hundred deer is a wish for peace and happiness. An art form for many millennia, Ch