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No artist can put a smile on your face quicker than Alexander Calder A sense of playfulness animates all of his work from his signature hanging mobiles to his endlessly creative toys, drawings, and jewelry Alexander Calder Meet the Artist is an exciting hands on introduction to this beloved American sculptor Calder s whimsical world is brought to life by imaginative pop ups, pull tabs, lift the flaps, and cutouts A universe of artistic possibilities opens up as young readers explore Calder s creative evolution, play with his toy designs, and even create their own sculptural circus I bought this book as a visual inspiration for my young dancers Their ballet piece for their recital is to reflect an art inspiration I thought Calder s mobiles and stabiles were the perfect visual for their choreography When I brought the book to class, these dancers, grades 4 6, loved the book, wanted to touch all the pop ups it is a good book for young students, colorful and interactive. Bought as a present for my husband when in hospital He loved it and the bright cover is like a splash of sunshine This book is not just for kids Seems a good bank of ideas as well as good starting point fir no nonsense literacy unit. fascinating book