My Cut-Out Pictures
My Cut-Out Pictures
By Nathalie Parain
Afterword by Michel Defourny
  • Imprint: Tate Publishing
  • Publication Date: January 27, 2015
  • Price: $19.95
  • Trim Size: 9 12 x 11
  • ISBN: 1-84976-258-9
  • EAN: 9781849762588
  • Page Count: 24
  • Illustrations: Includes 24 pages of colored paper, color illustrations throughout
  • Format: Paperback
  • Rights: North America

This stylish activity book by Nathalie Parain teaches children how to create cut-out pictures, a technique favored by Matisse. With 24 sheets of colored paper stapled inside the book, children can follow the cut-out designs but are encouraged to use their imagination freely to invent their own versions.

About the author

Born in Kiev, Nathalie Parain trained in Moscow immediately after the Russian Revolution. After moving to Paris, she applied her innovative ideas about art and education to the numerous books she wrote for children.

Michel Defourny is a specialist in children’s literature and a professor at the University of Liege, France.