Frida Kahlo: The Revolutionary Painter!
By James Buckley
Illustrated by Cassie Anderson
This kid-friendly biography of esteemed Mexican painter Frida Kahlo uses a graphic novel format to tell the true story of the woman who led an artistic revolution.
After an accident at age 18 dashed her dream of attending medical school and becoming a doctor, Frida Kahlo turned to painting as a form of therapy. Over the next few years, she developed an introspective and surrealist style that soon became a sensation in the art world. By incorporating aspects of Mexican folk art with deeply personal themes, Kahlo’s paintings revolutionized not only Mexican art but the very essence of what art could be. Frida Kahlo: Revolutionary Painter! is a biography of this groundbreaking artist, told in a full-color graphic novel format that will appeal to a wide audience.
Hardcover, Comics & Graphic Novels, Ages 8 to 12, Grades 3 to 7
0.51" H x 9.23" L x 6.36" W (0.83 lbs) 96 pages