Author: Jeanette Winter

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Mr. Cornell's Dream Boxes

Mr. Cornell's Dream Boxes
  • 3 Stars
  • Number: 9781442499003
  • Release: 2014-08-19
  • Author: Jeanette Winter
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Kids: Children's
  • Publisher: Beach Lane Books
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Children young and old will delight in the artistic splendor of this illustrated nonfiction tale from the author of Henri’s Scissors, which Booklist called an “exemplary picture-book biography.”

Joseph Cornell loved to draw and paint and collect things. With these drawings and paintings and collected treasures, he made marvelous shadowboxes—wonderlands covered in glass. And who did he most like to share them with? Children, of course. For they noticed all the details and took in all the magic Mr. Cornell had created.

In this inspiring nonfiction picture book, Jeanette Winter has painted a moving portrait of a New York artist who always felt his work was best understood by children.

Age Range: 4 - 8 years / Grade Level: Preschool - 3