HENRI's SCISSORS

HENRI's SCISSORS

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  • Step into the colorful world of Henri Matisse and his magnificent paper cutouts in this biography by acclaimed picture book creator Jeanette Winter.
  • In a small weaving town in France, a young boy named Henri-Emile Matisse drew pictures everywhere, and when he grew up
  • He moved to Paris and became a famous artist who created paintings that were adored around the world.
  • But late in life a serious illness confined him to a wheelchair, and amazingly, it was from there that he created among his most beloved works—enormous and breathtaking paper cutouts.
  • Based on the life of Henri Matisse, this moving and inspirational picture book biography includes a note from the author, dynamic quotes from Matisse himself, and an illuminating look at a little-known part of a great artist’s creative process.
  • Grades: K - 3
  • Ages: 5 - 8
  • Lexile  AD510L