Katie and the Mona Lisa
James Mayhew

Ages: 3-7

Five famous Italian Renaissance paintings come alive for Katie when she steps into the picture frames.

What makes the Mona Lisa smile? Katie wants to find out so she climbs into the Leonardo Da Vinci painting. But the Mona Lisa is not really feeling very happy, so Katie tries to cheer her up ...with disastrous results! Journey through five masterpieces from five Italian Renaissance artists: Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci, An Angel in Red with a Lute by an associate of Leonardo, St George and the Dragon by Raphael, Primavera by Sandro Botticelli and The Lion of St Mark by Vittore Carpaccio.

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James Mayhew

Illustrator, author, concert presenter, storyteller… James Mayhew was born in Stamford in 1964. Art was always his favourite subject at school, and he eventually went on to study...

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