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The Artist (Hardcover)

The Artist By Ed Vere Cover Image
By Ed Vere
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USA TODAY BESTSELLER! A brave little artist goes on an epic adventure to share her creativity with the world in this picture book from New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Ed Vere. It's an inspiring exploration of the creative spirit, perfect for fans of What Do You Do with an Idea? and The Dot.

Creative young children will see themselves and the world around them in a fresh light in this charming story about an artistic soul. Through setbacks and triumphs, our young hero adds color and life to a drab gray city, bringing beauty to those who live there. It's a journey that reminds us that it's okay to color outside the lines: Art is full of heart!

The Artist is a perfect gift for creative kids, graduates, or anyone setting out on a new path, encouraging them to face life’s obstacles with a positive outlook.

About the Author

ED VERE is the author and illustrator of numerous picture books, including How to Be a Lion, The Artist, The Elephant and the Sea, and the New York Times bestseller Max the Brave. He lives in London.

Praise For…


A New York Post Best Book to Give for Christmas

★ "Colorful, boldly imaginative, dynamic, quirky, and wonderfully child-appealing illustrations. . . . This book proclaims what children already know: Creativity and making art spark joy."—Kirkus, starred review

"Realizing that making mistakes is part of the process could be a game-changer for the many kids who can't conquer their discouragement when their art falls short of their expectations."—Booklist

"Even if readers don’t need encouragement to unleash their own talents, they should be intrigued by this protagonist’s arc toward artistic assurance.”—Publishers Weekly
Product Details
ISBN: 9780525580874
ISBN-10: 0525580875
Publisher: Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: April 4th, 2023
Pages: 32
Language: English