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The Green Fingers of Monsieur Monet

Get ready to meet the master of Impressionism and marvel at the garden that inspired his work in this enchanting book. As full of facts as Monet's garden was full of flowers, children will learn how Monet's garden came about, how he painted outside no matter what the weather, and of course, about his famous Water Lilly series. This product is excluded from all promotional codes and the Friends membership discount.
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Dimensions 19.8 x 27.9 x 1.1cm
No. of Pages 32
No. of Illustrations Colour throughout
SKU 02083624

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Updated 19 May 2020

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Product story

The Green Fingers of Monsieur Monet is the first children's book published by the Royal Academy of the Arts.

About the Author/Illustrators
Giancarlo Ascari is the author of the utopian comic book Sarà una bella società (2012), the graphic novels, Tutta colpa del ’68 (2008) and Love Stories (2005).
Pia Valentinis was awarded Best Illustrator in the XXI Edition of the Andersen Prize, the prestigious Italian award for children’s books. In 2012, her book Gli Alberi (2012), co-authored with Mauro Evangelista, won the award for Best Educational book. Both are based in Italy.