Thursday, January 29, 2009

Sandy's Circus -- picture book review

Sandy's Circus by Tanya Lee Stone illustrated by Boris Kulikov (Viking 2009)

This is the story of Alexandeer Calder, the inventor of the mobile. His early works were wire circus animals and figures and "were always in motion." Today he is known as "one of the mosts imporant American artist of the twnetieth century". The bright stylized art is a tribute to the wonders of this man who man sculptures around the world. The author has included a complete bibliography for added study. (all ages)