caricature (It. caricare, load or surcharge) Painting or drawing in which a person is presented in a comic, often ridiculous, light by distorting their features. Caricature may be used to interpret the character of a person, event or age. The genre first appeared in the late 16th century. Hogarth attempted to distinguish between depicting character and comic likeness, but the two traditions merged. In the 20th century, many popular graphic artists have combined caricature with social and political satire, and today most political cartoons are caricatures.
Sammi’s Coat: The Adventures of Sammi Snake by Glenn A Trevethan.
After a relaxing nap high in the forest canopy, Sammi Snake discovers that he has lost his coat! Join Sammi and his good friend Kirsty Koala as they search high and low in the wattle tree forest for Sammi’s missing coat. Along the way they encounter a wily crocodile named Clarence who offers to help, but intends to have them for dinner! Continue reading Sammi’s Coat: The Adventures of Sammi Snake by Glenn A Trevethan.→
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Children’s Literary Classics
Children’s Literary Classics is pleased to announce that the children’s picture book, My Fingerpaint Masterpiece, by Sherrill S. Cannon, has been selected to receive the Children’s Literary Classics Seal of Approval. The CLC Seal of Approval is a designation reserved for those books which uphold the rigorous criteria set forth by the Children’s Literary Classics review committee, a team comprised of individuals with backgrounds in publishing, editing, writing, illustration and graphic design.
My Fingerpaint Masterpiece is the story of a child whose fingerpainting project gets blown away by the wind. To the child’s dismay, the painting finds its way to an art gallery where it ends up being judged along with the other paintings in a show.
Sherrill S. Cannon has created a picture book in rhyme which explores the concept of
art and its value and perception to others. My Fingerpaint Masterpiece is a multifaceted
book with several underlying messages including the importance of seeking and speaking
This book would make an excellent classroom or library book and will provide excellent
opportunities for open discussion. Children’s Literary Classics, an organization dedicated to furthering excellence in children’s literature, takes great pride in its role to help promote classic children’s literature which appeals to youth, while educating and encouraging positive values in the impressionable young minds of future generations. To learn more about Children’s Literary Classics, you may visit their website at www.clcawards.org or
Christmas day, celebrated on 25th of December as a birth anniversary of Jesus Christ. It’s a religious and secular ceremony celebrated in all over the world. The Christmas traditions vary from country to country. However planting the Christmas tree, hanging Advent wreaths, candy canes, making Nativity scenes, etc. are the common elements.
Before the Christmas, Christmas Eve is celebrated on 24th of December as it is traditionally believed that the Jesus Christ was born at night. On the Christmas Eve, the family members and friends gather to have Midnight mass, special meal, Christmas music and carols, the exchange of gifts and greeting cards and also to enjoy the Christmas lights, trees and other decorations. Continue reading Christmas Day→
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