Friday, June 21, 2013
Author & Illustrator: Jane Breskin Zalben
Publisher: Roaring Book Press
Publication Year: 2012
Location: Knox County Public Library- Powell
Awards: Kirkus & Booklist starred reviews, featured on Calling Caldecott blog, Kirkus Best Books
Summary: Janson the mouse creates homages to many famous modern artists. When the modern art wing is under renovation, Janson paints canvases and hangs them in the museum. When the curator realizes she did them, he gives her an exhibition of her own. Janson's favorite painting is the one she does in her very own style.
Classroom Ideas: An art teacher could use this, along with other resources, to introduce different artistic techniques and artists.