Saaf's own paint pots were filled with splendid colors that he transferred to the pages, and his naive-style pictures perfectly suit Ziefert's whimsical tale.
Saaf's own paint pots were filled with splendid colors that he transferred to the pages, and his naive-style pictures perfectly suit Ziefert's whimsical tale. Shelley Townsend-Hudson. While no one seems to hate this book, it is consistently faulted for being fluffy or boring or bland.
Saaf lays out Elemenopeo's world with thickly brushed gouaches, surrounding his self-satisfied feline with birds to tease and other comforts. Though perhaps not up to Thatcher Hurd's Art Dog (1996), this cat displays a promising imagination, and young readers, whatever their artistic proclivities, will enjoy making his acquaintance. Meet Elemenopeo, a chubby black-and-white cat who takes pride in being able to come and go as he pleases, but discovers a hidden talent when his cat door is closed for repairs. Forced to roam indoors, he comes upon a box of paints and a blank easel and-voila!- Portrait of the Artist as a Young Bird.
Harriet Ziefert has written many popular books for children, including her latest, I Swapped My Dog. She divides her time between Maplewood, New Jersey, and Lincoln, Massachusetts. David Saaf, a graduate of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, has illustrated several books for children. He lives with his wife and son in Bellow Falls, Vermont.
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Ziefert and Saaf have collaborated on a number of books; Saaf's fluid paintings possess a marvelous charm that imbue Ziefert's quirky characters with wonderful personality. Such is the case here, though Elemenopeo is not Ziefert's most inspired tale. Elemenopeo is an artistic cat with an active imagination, whose own talents are surprisingly childlike and convincing
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Harriet Ziefert (born July 7, 1941) is an American children's author. Ziefert was born in North Bergen, New Jersey. She has written several hundred children's books, including the Little Hippo series. Notable illustrators of her books include Emilie Boon and Santiago Cohen. Ziefert and Boon have made "board books" for preschoolers which are a combination game and book to help children learn.
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Elemenopeo by Harriet Ziefert, Illustrated by David Saaf
Art Books For Kids Childrens Books Art For Kids Inspirational Books Children's Literature Art Studies Preschool Books Kindergarten Art Art Classroom. Elemenopeo by Harriet Ziefert, Illustrated by David Saaf. This is a fun story about a cat that gets thrown off his routine, and ends up finding the art supplies.
Author: David Saaf,Donald Saaf,Harriet Ziefert
Category: Books for children
Publisher: Walter Lorraine (September 1, 1998)
Pages: 32 pages
ePUB size: 1770 kb
FB2 size: 1581 kb
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