Georgia O'Keeffe

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Pub Date 05 Jun 2018 | Archive Date 03 Jul 2018

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Part of the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Georgia O'Keeffe, one of America's greatest artists, in this true story of a talented painter who broke boundaries.

As a child, little Georgia viewed the world differently from other people. She roamed outdoors with her sketch book, while other girls played. As an adult, she painted all day. From New York City to New Mexico, she was influenced by the landscapes of her environment. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the artist's life.

Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best-selling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.

This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardcover versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games, and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children.

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Part of the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Georgia O'Keeffe, one of America's greatest artists, in this true story of a talented...

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Young readers will enjoy this brief look at the life of painter Georgia O'Keeffe which focuses on how her childhood love of nature inspired her art throughout her lifetime. The short, simple sentences and bright illustrations will keep the attention of young readers and is a nice introduction to "The Mother of American Modernism". Goeorgia O'Keeffe is an excellent addition to the Little People, Big Dreams series! Thanks to the publisher and NetGalley for providing an ARC in exchange for my honest review.

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This is an appealing biography for young readers. I especially like how several of the illustrations foreshadow what will be discussed next. Georgia O'Keeffe is a major figure in modern American Art, and I am happy to see her life's work introduced to young readers in an accessible way.

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These books are great ways to introduce kids to the amazing woma in history. This is a great addition which I will reccomend.

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As a reader I knew nothing about Georgia O’Keeffe going in, and whilst there’s a lot more I know I could learn this book offers a great starting point. Simple and engaging, it’s sure to get young girls inspired by all the possibilities in their own lives.

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I received a DIGITAL Advance Reader Copy of this book from #NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. From the publisher --- New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the incredible life of Georgia O'Keeffe, one of America's greatest artists, in this true story of a talented painter who broke boundaries. As a child, little Georgia viewed the world differently from other people. She roamed outdoors with her sketchbook, while other girls played. As an adult, she painted all day. From New York City to New Mexico, she was influenced by the landscapes of her environment. With stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, this empowering series celebrates the important life stories of wonderful women of the world. From designers and artists to scientists, all of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream. These books make the lives of these role models accessible for children, providing a powerful message to inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world! Georgia O'Keeffe is an incredible artist: her flower paintings are known for resembling a woman's "naughty bits". Beyond that reputation, the story of her journey from her dreams of becoming an artist to being known as probably America's premier female artist. This book is a great read for adults, too-I certainly enjoyed it.

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I adore this series which tells the stories of women of many talents. The books are short but detailed and factual with appealing illustrations. Georgia comes to life as a young girl who loves art and moves away from home to become an artist. Her love of city architecture, the appeal of looking at things up close and her deep appreciation for the southwest all shine through. Plus, the reader learns about Alfred Stieglitz. A great series for parents and children to share. These books provide role models for dreaming children.

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Oggi sono un grillo fortunato, perché mi sono cascate fra le mani ben due nuove uscite di una delle mie serie preferite (potrei far finta di avere delle remore in merito, ma tanto non mi crederebbe nessuno). E se una mi ha fatto scoprire l'inarrestabile Harriet Tubman, questa mi trascina nel mondo meraviglioso di una delle mie artiste preferite, già esplorato (ma mai abbastanza) nell'altrettanto delizioso Kid artists. Non dico niente, se non leggetelo. E, sopratutto, guardate: era quello che faceva Georgia, scoprendo e riscoprendo di continuo il mondo, e mostrandolo agli altri attraverso i suoi occhi incantati.

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I love the little people big dreams collection and in seeing a new addition I jumped at the chance to read it. Georgia O’Keefe is not a name I have heard before but it was great way to find out through this book. From a young age Georgia was inspired to draw not what she saw but what she felt. She would find beauty in the simplest of things and in the diverse of places such as cities and deserts, from New York to Mexico. The story encourages children to step into their own path, follow their passions, as that would lead to great things, if they pursue it. The colors are bold and I can see how it can be attractive to children. Although the book doesn’t contain images of Georgia’s Work. Just from the reactionary expression from the characters in the book, I can imagine it would lead to further research into her life and works.

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Thank you Netgalley for the review copy! I was sent this books via Netgalley for an honest review. This story was pretty interesting and I think it will inspire many little girls to follow their dreams. Georgia O'Keefe's art is colorful in every sense of the word and I love her art! This story was a tiny bit less detailed than Harriet Tubman but still appealing. Will add the link to my blog review soon! My star rating on here and on goodreads will be different because the rating system on Netgalley and on goodreads mean different things even if slightly. (I also have my own rating system in place)

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The picture book itself is simple enough to appeal to children while still getting the story of O'Keeffe's life across. I particularly appreciated the slightly more detailed biography in the back of the book to give kids more information. The art in this entry into the series was super cute.

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I loved reading Georgia O’Keeffe by Isabel Sanchez Vegara. The books describes Georgia O’Keeffe’s life and influences in a manner that is easily relatable for children. This book deserves a spot on school and public libraries bookshelves.

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didn't know who this was but was familiar with her work. Oops. This brings the feeling of Georgia O'Keeffe through the illustrations and information very well. Enjoyed this and was surprised it was already ending, ha. Recommend: Yes, great for in the classroom or home library. Easy to use in a class lesson or as part of a lesson depending on the age group you're working with.

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I love this series of books. This one has delightful and colourful illustrations. Perfect for inspiring young budding artists and interesting to learn all about the fascinating life of Georgia O'Keeffe. Well written, informative and lovely illustrations.

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An interesting and colourful look at a historical figure I was unaware of until reading this book. It is beautifully illustrated and tells Georgia's story in a simple but not overly simplified way. Perfect for young readers interested in history and art.

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My favorite edition of the "Little People, Big Dreams" series thus far. The artist was able to seamlessly translate O'Keeffe's work into the theme of the book.

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I have said in previous reviews that I am a fan of this little series of books and not only is this book no exception to that, but I think it might be the best of the series.  This is an excellent introduction to another potentially inspirational female historical figure. The images in this book are perfect in their colouring and style, especially the use of black and white for the city to contrast the colours of nature.  This book could serve a range of purposes working as; an introduction to this particular artist, an addition to nature topics, working on topics relating to colour mixing in art, or looking closer at the things around us. There is an element of biology which can be covered through introducing the idea that we can miss the smaller things like cell structure by only looking at the big picture. I like the amount that can be covered from this one book and can see a range of topics leaping from the page immediately. Add to this that it is only one of a whole series of books like it and you get an idea as to why this is such a great little range.

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I'm going to begin with Erica's illustrations. Now as a whole the series of Little People, Big Dreams has a quirky illustration style which I've more come to expect and appreciate rather than wholly fall in love with. This book has a similar style but at the same time it is also quite different and in a way I LOVE! Not sure if it is the noses on the people or just the overall look of the pages but whatever it is Erica nailed it! Okay, onwards to the rest of the book. This book text-wise doesn't miss a beat either. I hadn't actually heard of Georgie O'Keeffe so I found it quite interesting first to read the book...and then going to do some further research on her (which is always the sign of a great book!). Unlike other books that have quite serious historical events, such as Harriet Tubman, this one is what I will call rather light-hearted. The way she is portrayed is so fun and showing her how her interest developed in art and her particular style was fantastic. Also, unlike the other books I've read in the series this one looks to actively connect with the reader on the final page of the story where a teacher has a book about Georgia.

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I’m a huge fan of this series of Little Books, I use them with my child and for teaching. The style is in keeping with previous titles and is charming and quirky. I loved the way the colours and ideas in O’Keeffes are incorporated into the pages. I am familiar with O’Keeffes life and work and thought the text covered all the basics in a clear and informative way. Highly recommend I received. ARC from NetGalley, All opinions are my own.

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I really like these little bios by Isabel Sanchez Vegara. They cover the lives and contributions of many amazing women. Great books to introduce history to kids. I received an ARC of this book via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

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Loved this simple introduction to Georgia O'Keeffe. I don't know much about her life, so I learned and benefited from this book. Thanks, NetGalley, for the read.

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I have to say I absolutely adore the little people, big dreams picture book collection. So when I got a chance to read a new addition, I jumped at it. Georgia O’Keefe is not someone I knew before reading this cute little book. It was a fun way to realize who she was. At a very young age, Georgia was inspired to draw not what she saw but what she felt. She found beauty in simplicity. She also found beauty in various places and cities, from Mexico to New York. This story encourages young children to follow their passions and find their own path on their adventure through life. The colors in this one are so bold! The book's artwork is as awesome as ever. Disclaimer: I received this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

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This is an excellent book to give a brief overview of a successful female artist to interest a child. The illustrations of O'Keeffe's life are really fun and it gives a good summary without going into too much detail. It is a great way to introduce O'Keeffe's life too a child and short enough to keep them interested. What I did find a little disappointing was that there were no pictures of O'Keeffe's work. That would have been a fun way for parent and child to talk about the actual art and to guess as to what they were looking at. Thanks so much to Netgalley, the publishers, and the author for providing me with a copy for an honest review.

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'Georgia O'Keeffe' by Mª Isabel Sánchez Vegara with illustrations by Erica Salcedo is part of the Little People, Big Dreams series and tells the story of a famous painter. Starting out when she was small, Georgia O'Keeffe viewed the world differently than others. She liked to sketch the world around her while other children played. She declared early on that she would be a painter. When she moved to the city, she wanted others to notice simple things like flowers, so she painted them closely. In her later life, she moved to New Mexico. I liked this story and it's illustrations. I especially like that the illustrator didn't try to imitate O'Keeffe's art. I think this gives the reader an opportunity to show the child some examples of the real work as part of the reading. The story is told simply and the book ends with a brief biography with some real photos of Georgia O'Keeffe. I received a review copy of this ebook from Frances Lincoln Children's Books, Quarto Publishing Group, and NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Thank you for allowing me to review this ebook.

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New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the incredible life of Georgia O'Keeffe. The text and illustrations show Georgia as a child standing apart from her six siblings in childhood, not running and playing, but observing the beauty of nature. The author, Isabel Sanchez Vegara’s makes the point that one of O’Keeffe’s objectives as an artist was to make people notice the little things that they might be too busy to notice otherwise. This is a child friendly biography that shows a young woman striving to achieve her dream. My biggest disappointment was that none of her artwork was shown or depicted in the book, not even at the back as an appendix. I did however, immediately go online and find websites containing many of her beautiful works of art. This book could be used to teach young children how to write a biography, show that it is important to have a dream and strive to achieve it as well as to introduce this artist and her works, imparting just enough information to get someone curious to investigate further. A good book for a school library.

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At an early age Georgia discovered that while her six brothers and sisters were playing outside, she was happier exploring and admiring the world around her since she loved colors and shapes. At school, she was more interested in studying objects out the window than what was on the blackboard. When she told her mother that she wanted to become an artist, her mom supported her by making sure she was able to take art lessons. In time Georgia moved to Chicago and New York to continue her studies. While it seemed to Georgia that people were too busy to admire the small beauties around them, she would stop and admire even the smallest things such as flowers. When she decided to paint a small flower she put her nose close to it to study the tiniest details. Eventually, she met a photographer, fell in love, and married him. This man can take the credit for understanding her art and putting together an exhibition of her artwork. Unlike what the public was used to seeing, many couldn’t quite figure out her paintings. Georgia continued to appreciate everything she saw. She traveled and painted many things such as sand dunes and desert. She traveled so much that people called her “Mother of American Modernism.” This special lady followed her dream and inspired people to study common objects and to appreciate their shape, color, and size. Concerns: I felt a little cheated that the last of the book gave more information about Georgia O’Keeffe, but it was primarily an “adult” version of the same information in the book. I also wanted to see at least a couple of her paintings so that I could better understand her insight and what made her art unique. (Of course, curiosity made me look up her paintings on the Internet.) What I liked Most: I do enjoy the “Little People, Big Dreams” books and the fact that a few of the people I haven’t heard of before, so it’s a learning experience. I especially liked the illustrations in this particular book. They are bright and very kid-friendly.

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This book was the first we read in this series and we absolutely adored it. My daughter is very interested in art and loved learning about a woman who was an artist. The illustrations are great! I loved how it showed actual pictures of Georgia at the end of the story. Will be picking up more books in this series.

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Thanks to this brilliant children's book series, I was introduced to the marvelous artworks by Georgia O'Keeffe. I was not aware who she is but through this picture book intended for kids, I discover how great an artist she is. Also, her dream of showing to the world that beauty is all around us, even in a tiny flower, sets an inspiration to everyone, This is another lovely story in the series that will be cherished by both young and adult readers.

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My girls loved reading about influential women roll models. This was a great book and a great way to get my kids tod their summer reading, and learn something new at the same time!

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This Little People, Big World series is outstanding! I have seen a few Littens on Litsy reviewing these books, and I simply knew I had to check them out. Sadly, my library doesn't have any of the collection... so you can imagine how excited i was to see this book on NetGalley. I went into this book knowing nothing of Georgia O'Keeffe, but that's the beauty of these books.... they make you crave more knowledge about these amazing women of history. I can see this being an asset in classrooms all over the world. The books are short, sweet, and beautifully illustrated. They are colorful, and exciting and they make learning fun for young children. I hope I can find the whole collection for my nieces and nephews. A huge thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for sending me a digital copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. I truly appreciate it!

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A quick colorful biography of the famous painter, meant for kids. Broad lively artwork from the very start, where while one boy chases chickens another is being chased by a girl with a wooden sword. Unfortunately this is not Georgia; she’s over on the side playing with a snail. One panel has her and a flower on the sidewalk as the only color in a bleak scene, showing she was more into studying her surroundings than those around her. Moving to New Mexico seemed to do the trick, unlocking all her powers of observation and her ability to translate it with a brush. Since I learned about her through Steigletz, I was glad to see him included here. And for those worried about it, the paintings she’s most famous for are not included here; it is a kid’s book, after all. At the end are photographs of her with almost the same text as shown before, without the artwork.

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I am constantly getting requests from art teachers for more Georgia O'Keefe biographies. Simple picture book biography with fun illustrations and a very helpful timeline at the end. This will be a great addition to my J Biography collection, and will work well in elementary art classrooms.

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This is a good picture book. I know nothing about Georgia O'Keeffe and her famous paintings. But I learn about her from this book. The author made me curious about her paintings. I did a searching about this famous artist. I think this is really suitable for children to begin their first book about famous people. I'd love to read another book from this series.

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This book would be enjoyable for young children, but I did not like it as much as her other books. I felt that it was overly simplistic and lacked the content that her other books include. The illustrations are absolutely stunning and tell their own story.

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The 'Little people, Big dreams' books are great for introducing inspirational role models to children. Myself and colleagues at my school love reading them and are always excited when a new one comes out! We are currently working towards Artsmark accreditation so this book, in particular, is a great way to start conversations about Art. Another fantastic book!

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These Little People, Big Dreams books are a wonderful introduction to amazing women throughout history. I like the simple clear text and bright illustrations. This book brings Georgia O'Keeffe's childhood and painting to life. I highly recommend this series. Thank you Netgalley and Lincoln Children's Books for an advanced copy of this book.

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This is a great series which offers biographies of famous women in a very accessible style.A great way to introduce younger readers to the visionary Georgia O’Keeffe!

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This was a beautiful story about Georgia who liked to do art differently from everyone else. She used her art to explore the world around here. It was just a beautiful story about the Georgia OKeefe and her life. I rated it 4 stars because it was just so beautiful. The art was stunning and I just love how the book art didn't exactly copy Georgia work. Just overall great book

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