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Picasso and the girl with a ponytail: a story of Pablo Picasso

Picasso and the girl with a ponytail: a story of Pablo Picasso

Anholt, Laurence

Sylvette was a shy girl with many secrets who dreamed of being an artist. One summer, Picasso came to Sylvette's town and chose her as his model. Gradually, Sylvette came to view the famous artist as her father and told him of her secret ambitions

Paperback, Book. English. Biographical fiction. Children's stories.
Published London: Frances Lincoln, 2003
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Statement of responsibility: by Laurence Anholt
ISBN: 0711211779, 9780711211773
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Note: Originally published: 1998.
Physical Description: [29] p. : col. ill., port. ; 29 cm.
Series: Anholt's artists
Subject: David, Sylvette Juvenile fiction.; Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973 Juvenile fiction.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 3.6
Interest Level: MY
Points: 0.5
Quiz Number: 210751

Author note

LAURENCE ANHOLT has created more than 200 books for children which are published in 30 languages. His self-illustrated Anholt's Artists series have sold millions of copies around the world, including Camille and the Sunflowers, Degas and the Little Dancer, Leonardo and the Flying Boy, Picasso and the Girl with a Ponytail, The Magical Garden of Claude Monet, Tell Us a Story, Papa Chagall and Cezanne and the Apple Boy. Laurence has also collaborated on numerous picture books with his wife, the artist Catherine Anholt. Their titles have won numerous awards, including the Nestlé Smarties Gold Award on two occasions. The Anholts live and work in a house on a hill above the sea in Devon.