Journey across the globe to explore the gardens of fourteen renowned artists in this charmingly illustrated seek-and-find book of rhyming verse.
Step into the gardens of celebrated artists from around the world in this enchanting seek-and-find picture book of rhyming verse.
In an Artist’s Garden takes young readers on a magical journey over desert plains, along windswept coastlines and into the jungle, telling the stories of each artist and their garden. Visit Claude Monet’s famous waterlily ponds, David Hockney’s bright and colourful LA garden and Emily Kame Kngwarreye’s Country, Alhalkere. There are seaside gardens, kitchen gardens and sculpture gardens to explore. With all manner of creatures and objects to find, discover the delights of each artist’s garden and the inspiration found in nature.
‘When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it’s your world for the moment.’
Claire Orrell is an award-winning graphic designer and illustrator whose passions include creating books, drawing animals, drinking tea and doing crosswords. Originally from London, she has spent the last eight years working as the Design Manager for the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney where she was fortunate enough to design books for artists such as Yoko Ono, Cornelia Parker and Grayson Perry. Claire and her family recently relocated to the Spanish countryside to pursue their dream of renovating an old stone house, growing veggies and living more in connection with nature. She is the author, illustrator and designer of In an Artist's Garden.