Join Katie as she steps into some of the most famous paintings in the world for an exciting art adventure!
Katie needs ideas for a costume, and when she sees a beautiful princess dress in a painting it seems the very thing. But she soon discovers that fancy clothes and adventures don't always mix . . .
'A wonderful way to engage children with art. A brilliant combination of education and storytelling' - Parents in Touch (Katie's Picture Show)
This art adventure features five famous Spanish paintings: Portrait of the Infanta Margarita and Philip IV of Spain by Velazquez, Manuel Osorio Manrique from Zuniga and The Parasol by Goya, and A Peasant Boy Leaning on a Sill by Murillo.
Classic picture book character, Katie, has been delighting children for over 25 years. Why not collect all 13 titles in the series?
Katie's Picture Show
Katie and the Impressionists
Katie and the Mona Lisa
Katie and the Sunflowers
Katie and the British Artists
Katie and the Waterlily Pond
Katie and the Starry Night
Katie and the Bathers
Katie in London
Katie's London Christmas
Katie in Scotland
Katie and the Dinosaurs
This is Book 1 in the Katie Series. See all Katie books here.
James created his first Katie book 'Katie's Picture Show' over twenty years ago as a way to share his enthusiasm for art with children. His series of Katie books are much-loved and respected as an early introduction to art. Also in the series is Katie in London which has been an extremely popular guide to England's capital city. 'Ella Bella Ballerina and theMore about James Mayhew