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Henri's Scissors

{ tf1ansiansicpg1252deff0{fonttbl{f0fnilfcharset0 Arial;}} viewkind4uc1pardlang2057fs20 In a small weaving town in France a young boy named Henri-Emile Matisse drew pictures everywhere, and when he grew up, he moved to Paris and became a famous artist who created paintings that were adored around the world. But late in life a serious illness confined him to a wheelchair, and amazingly, it was from there that he created among his most beloved works - the enormous and breathtaking paper cut-outs. par par Based on the life of Henri Matisse, this moving and inspirational picture book biography illuminates a little-known part of a great artist's creative process.fs18 par }

Drawing by Jeanette Winter

Jeanette Winter is the acclaimed author/illustrator of many highly regarded picture books, including The Librarian of Basra: A True Story from Iraq; Mama: A True Story in Which a Baby Hippo Loses His Mama During a Tsunami, but Finds a New Home, and a New Mama; Wangari's Trees of Peace.

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