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Magritte"s marvelous hat

D. B. Johnson

Magritte"s marvelous hat

a picture book

by D. B. Johnson

  • 241 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin Books for Children in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Surrealism,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • French Painting,
  • Hats,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    When painter Magritte, depicted as a well-dressed, floppy-eared dog, buys a playful--and mysterious--hat, his painting enjoys a burst of creativity. Inspired by the art of French surrealist painter René Magritte.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby D.B. Johnson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.J6316355 Mag 2012
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25287617M
    ISBN 109780547558646
    LC Control Number2011012242

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Magritte"s marvelous hat by D. B. Johnson Download PDF EPUB FB2

From Booklist Belgian painter René Magritte, cast here as a dog, sees in a shop window a “marvelous hat” that appears to float above his head. He buys the hat, and it floats above his head wherever he goes.

The two play games, traipsing in and around the streets of Paris, and the hat proves to be substantial artistic inspiration as well.5/5(18). Magritte's Marvelous Hat, written by D.B.

Johnson tells story of a dog named Magritte and how one day he finds the perfect hat for him. Throughout the book the hat and Magritte play games and pictures together. Without his hat Magritte felt as though he could not paint well, but when he had his hat his paintings kept getting better and better/5.

—Rene Magritte D.B. Johnson writes and illustrates the surreal story of famous surrealist painter Rene Magritte and his very mysterious (and mischievous!) hat.

While the art reflects some of Magritte's own work, the text sets readers on a fun and accessible path to learning about the simpler concepts behind Mr.

Magritte's : HMH Books. Magritte's Marvelous Hat by Johnson, D.B. (Ap ) Hardcover on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(18). —Rene Magritte D.B. Johnson writes and illustrates the surreal story of famous surrealist painter Rene Magritte and his very mysterious (and mischievous!) hat.

While the art reflects some of Magritte's own work, the text sets readers on a fun and accessible path to learning about the simpler concepts behind Mr. Magritte's work. Magritte’s Marvelous Hat: A Picture Book. Winner Description: By D. (Donald B.) Johnson. Illus. by the author. Houghton.

Winner Blurb: An imaginatively-constructed picture book captures the essence of creativity and play while also introducing the paintings of the unique artist, René Magritte. Meet Magritte who "One bright day in the dark of the night," saw a "marvelous hat" that became his inspiration and friend.

Johnson's illustrations are inspired by the 20th century surrealist painter Rene Magritte (though here the artist is a canine). This visually sophisticated book introduces young artists to a unique master. Masterful artist D.B. Johnson captures the famous surrealist painter Magritte by telling the story of his mischievous hat.

In this playful and innovative romp, readers can alter the artwork with four transparent pages, adding to the surrealism and whimsy of the experience!/5(6). Marvelous Hat Magritte's Un-Brella is created by D.B. Johnson the author/illustrator of Magritte's Marvelous Hat: "Everything we see hides Dinner at Magritte Book 59 Magrittes Marvelous Hat Link School, Magrittes Marvelous Hat Murloco's Marvelous Hat Have you ever noticed Murloco's Marvelous Hat inside his hideaway.

This is the same location as. D.B. Johnson writes and illustrates the surreal story of famous surrealist painter Rene Magritte and his very mysterious (and mischievous!) hat.

While the art reflects some of Magritte's own work, the text sets readers on a fun and accessible path to learning about the simpler concepts behind Mr.

Magritte's /5(). Magritte's Marvelous Hat is filled with Magritte-like (Belgian surrealist painter René Magritte) word puzzles and impossible pictures: One bright day.

The Surrealist world of Rene Magritte finds a new home in a genteel between-the-wars city populated by domestic animals, including a namesake dog who happens to be a painter.

Magritte buys a hat that floats above his head, and the experience improves both his life and his art.5/5. D. Johnson writes and illustrates the surreal story of the famous surrealist painter Rene Magritte and his very mysterious (and mischievous!) hat. Four see-through acetate pages cleverly transform adjacent spreads.

Magritte’s paintings are mined for dozens of images, slyly inserted. During one chase, the hat lands atop a fountain, itself shaped like a giant, water-spewing bowler.

The artwork for “Magritte’s Marvelous Hat” was inspired by Magritte’s work in real life. Magritte painted real-life objects like an egg, hat, apple and pipe.

They make appearances throughout the book. “Magritte’s Marvelous Hat” is a marvelous read. The illustrations are beautiful and the text fun. This book has superb images based on work by the painter Magritte, presented as a funny story of a hat that travels with the artist. The book is really enjoyable for the parents and the children and helps them get started learning about and appreciating art at a very young age.

Contact. Westmark Drive P.O. Box Dubuque, IA Email: [email protected]   Magritte's Marvelous Hat, written and illustrated by DB Johnson About twenty-five years or so ago, I became enamored of the work of the surrealist painter René Magritte.

One of the main reasons that I left art school for a traditional college was that I really missed books and people who read and talked about books. Magritte's Marvelous Hat by D.B. Johnson. 7 Total Resources 2 Awards View Text Complexity Submit Text Complexity.

Video Book Trailer for Magritte's Marvelous Hat; Grade; PK-5; Genre; Adventure; Science Fiction / Fantasy. Buy Magritte's Marvelous Hat by D.B. Johnson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(17). Title: Magritte's Marvelous Hat Format: Picture Books Product dimensions: 32 pages, 11 X X in Shipping dimensions: 32 pages, 11 X X in Published: Ap Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Language: English.

Magritte’s Marvelous Hat is (as you may have guessed) about René Magritte, although in this picture book he’s a dog.

(So is everyone else.) The iconic bowler hat that appears in many of Magritte’s paintings is the focus of the book, which works in sly references to many of the surrealist artist’s famous works.

Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, One bright day in the dark of night, the painted Magritte saw a marvelous hat in a store window. When he tried it on, the hat popped up and floated just above his head.

“Oh, my!” said the hat maker. The plot in a nutshell: A special hat helps Magritte become a wonderful painter.