Little Guides To Great Lives: Frida Kahlo by Isabel Thomas & Marianna Madriz


This fully illustrated book about Frida Kahlo is part of the non-fiction series Little Guides for Great Lives: A series of biographies introducing inspirational historical figures to children aged 7-11.  In this colourful guide to an amazing artist's life discover one of the twentieth century's most fascinating artists.  Frida Kahlo was a colourful Mexican artist who endured great pain and hardship, but used her bright, vivid brushstrokes to express her emotions and reveal her true personality.  She created over 50 self-portraits, and is considered to be one of the most influential and inspirational artists of the twentieth century.

Isabel Thomas is a science writer and children's author.  She has written more than 140 books for young people and has been shortlisted for the ASE Science Book of the Year, the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize and the Blue Peter Book Awards.  Isabel also writes for children's science magazines Whizz Pop Bang! and The Week Junior.  Marianna Madriz is a London-based freelance illustrator originally from Venezuela.  Magical realist novels, coming of age films, DIY comics and personable characters (real or fictional) are some of the many things that inspire her work.  Her clients include Creative Review, House of Illustration, Laurence King and Anorak Magazine.

Hardback: 64 pages.

19cm x 15cm.

Age: 7 to 11 Years.

ISBN: 9781786272997.