World of Glass The Art of Dale Chihuly
  • Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
  • Publication Date: May 12, 2020
  • Price: $18.65
  • ISBN: 978-1-68335-625-7
  • EAN: 9781683356257
  • Page Count: 64
  • Illustrations: Archival images throughout
  • Format: Ebook
  • Rights: World/All
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The first children’s book about Dale Chihuly, the world-renowned glass sculptor

His crew calls him Maestro. Thousands of fans call him a magician. Over the past five decades, Dale Chihuly (b. 1941) has created some of the most innovative and popular works of art in museums and gardens around the world. Authors Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan met with Chihuly in his studio for exclusive interviews discussing his early life, his passion for glassblowing, and his dazzling works. Lavishly illustrated with Chihuly’s art and family photographs, this book discusses Chihuly’s workshop and his glassblowing technique. The book includes a step-by-step look at how blown glass is created, a list of places to see Chihuly’s artwork, endnotes, a bibliography, and an index.

Praise

**STARRED REVIEW** 

"Greenberg and Jordan, award-winning biographers of artists and architects. . . have another hit on their hands in this gorgeous work on American glass artist Dale Chihuly" 
Booklist Review

About the authors

Jan Greenberg is the coauthor of numerous award-winning books on art and architecture for young readers, including Heart to Heart, a Printz Honor book. She lives in St. Louis. Sandra Jordan is one of the most prominent writers for children’s books about art and artists. She has cowritten many award-winning books with Jan Greenberg. She lives in New York. Visit jangreenbergsandrajordan.com.