Books for the Art Room

This is a list of books I use in my classroom, for reference and for project ideas and inspiration. I'll update it as I come across new resources. (Titles are linked to Amazon or other sites at which books can be purchased or further reviewed.)


Beautiful Oops!
Author: Barney Saltzberg
The Children's Book of Art: Internet Linked (Usborne)
Author: Rosie Dickens


Discovering Great Artists
Authors: MaryAnn F. Kohl and Kim Solga


Elmer
Author/Illustrator: David McKee
Harold and the Purple Crayon
Author/Illustrator: Crockett Johnson 
*I also have the Harold television series on DVD



How to Teach Art to Children, Grades 1-6
Authors: Joy Evans and Tanya Skelton
My Many Colored Days
Author: Dr. Seuss
Illustrators: Lou Francher and Steve Johnson


Mouse Paint
Author/Illustrator: Ellen Stoll Walsh


The Pop-Up Book: Step-by-Step Instructions for Creating Over 100 Original Paper Projects
Author: Paul Jackson
The Usborne Art Treasury 
Author: Rosie Dickens


When A Line Bends...A Shape Begins
Author: Rhonda Growler Green
Illustrator: James Kaczman


World Art: The Essential Illustrated History
Mike O'Mahony (Foreword), Robert Belton (Contributor), Andrea Belloli (Contributor)