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Rembrandt and the Boy Who Drew Dogs: A story about Rembrandt van Rijn

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4.3 out of 5
Based on 26 Ratings and 13 Reviews

Book Description
Author Molly Blaisdell transports young readers to the city of Amsterdam in the 1650s. It is a time when world-renowned artist Rembrandt van Rijn is at the height of fame among his patronsâEUR"and when his young son Titus longs to imitate his father and become a great painter. At first, Rembrandt rebuffs TitusâEURTMs attempts at drawing, telling the boy he is too young to learn art. But gradually,... More
Book Information
PublisherBarrons Educational Series
BindingHardcover (2 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages32
ISBN-100764160974
ISBN-13978-0764160974
Publication Date05/01/2008
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About Molly Blaisdell (Author) : Hi! I'm Molly Blaisdell. I write stories in the wide open sky country of College Station, Texas. It's all about the storytelling for me. I like to laugh out loud until I have to take a Tylenol for the... more
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About Nancy Lane (Illustrator) : Nancy Lane is a published illustrator of children's books. Some of her published credits include Rembrandt and the Boy Who Drew Dogs (Barrons), A Home for Dakota (The Gryphon Press), Renoir and the Bo... more
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8/15/2010 Molly Blaisdell

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11/25/2009 Chris Eboch said:
This is a kid-friendly intro to the famous painter Rembrandt van Rijn, in Amsterdam in the 1650s. Blaisdell built a father-son story from the historical fact that Rembrandt’s son Titus sketched as a child. In this fictional version, Titus wants to imitate his father, but Rembrandt thinks he is too... more

tags: I read, picture book, artists, father and sons, european, art, Rembrandt

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7/7/2009 Lois Bradley said: This book is in my stack of "to reads" and I can't wait to get started!
tags: I'm reading

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