The power of gardens in children’s picture books. A list of favourite titles

I’d like to preserve my daughter’s curiosity and to encourage her interest in the way the world works for as long as I could but on the other hand I want her to understand the force of nature and to realize its magnificence. Yesterday I was reading an article in the newspaper stating that the… Continue reading The power of gardens in children’s picture books. A list of favourite titles

Linnea in Monet’s Garden – a beautiful art lesson on Impressionism, Claude Monet and his paintings

Christina Björk, Linnea in Monet’s Garden. Drawings by Lena Anderson Published 1987 by R&S Books. Originally published in Swedish in 1985 by Rabén & Sjögren, 52p. Translated by Joan Sandin   Although Linnea was born in 1985, I am sure the new generations of children will still find inspiration in her behavior and preoccupations. I… Continue reading Linnea in Monet’s Garden – a beautiful art lesson on Impressionism, Claude Monet and his paintings