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What Do You See?


Home Grown Books

What Do You See?


What do you see? brings to life the surreal art of Wangechi Mutu in this contemporary art book for kids. Each page of this seek-and-find book reveals a small part of one collage piece by Mutu, allowing readers to explore each part of the collage work closely. On the final page, the whole artwork is revealed. Delve into Wangechi Mutu's fantastical world and use your imagination to answer the question - what do you see?

Perfect introduction to contemporary art and collage art making. Features a strong female subject and an open ended question on each page.


Grade Level Equivalent: 1

Reading Recovery Equivalent: 9-10

Guided Reading Level: F
Language: two sentences per page, open ended question on each page, introduces two types of end of sentence punctuation
Artwork: collage, painting

Wangechi Mutu is a Kenyan artist. Her work is represented in museum collections around the world, including the Whitney Museum of American Art, the MoMA in New York City, and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles.

-- seek-and-find book
-- collage artwork by Wangechi Mutu
-- ages 0 - 6
-- board book
-- 7” x 6.25”
-- 20 pages
-- ISBN 978-0-9970587-0-3
-- printed on 100% recycled paperboard with an aqueous coating
-- printed in USA
-- part of the Mini Museum Series
-- 5% of profits from this book go to Every Mother Counts, a non-profit dedicated to making pregnancy and childbirth safe for mothers globally


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