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Who was : Artist biographies: Bob Dylan; Frida Kahlo; Claude Monet; Pablo Picasso; Maria Tallchief; Andy Warhol

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  • Running Time: 05:42 hrs
    Narrator: Various
    Listening Library, 2016
    Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.


  • Author: Various
    Contributor: Various
    Edition: Unabridged

    What's better than one Who Was ? book ? Six Who Was ? books! Who Is Bob Dylan? By Jim O'Connor; read by MacLeod Andrews. Listen to find out more about a boy named Bobby Zimmerman from Hibbing, Minnesota; a folksinger in Greenwich Village in the 1960s; and a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Who Was Frida Kahlo? By Sarah Fabiny; read by Marisol Ramirez. Listen to find out more about a young girl who dreamed of becoming a doctor, a woman who loved the beauty of her native Mexico, and one of the most famous female artists of all time. Who Was Claude Monet? By Ann Waldron; read by Arthur Morey. Listen to find out more about a boy who drew funny pictures of his neighbors, a young soldier in Africa, and a world-famous painter. Who Was Pablo Picasso? By True Kelley; read by Fred Sanders. Listen to find out more about a child who could draw before he could talk; a pet-lover who had a mouse, a turtle, a monkey, and many cats and dogs; and the most famous artist of the 20th century. Who Was Maria Tallchief? By Catherine Gourley; read by Hillary Huber. Listen to find out more about a ballet dancer who began her career by dancing at county fairs and rodeos, a Native American girl who fell in love with dance while attending her first powwow, and the United States' first prima ballerina. Who Was Andy Warhol? By Kirsten Anderson; read by Kaleo Griffith. Listen to find out more about a sickly boy named Andrew Warhola from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; a talented printmaker whose art sometimes resembled advertising; and the founder of the Pop Art movement. From the Compact Disc edition.

    Original Publisher: New York, Listening Library
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 9780399568237