Suzette and the Puppy: A Story about Mary Cassatt Kindle

Suzette and the Puppy: A Story about Mary Cassatt Little Suzette and her nursemaid enjoy daily walks in the handsome park near their home Often, they see a tall, elegant lady strolling in the park with her tiny puppy Then, a comical incident transforms Suzette and the puppy into friends The time and place of this gentle story is Paris in the s, when many fine artists were creating the exciting approach to painting called Impressionism As it happens, little Suzette s Uncle Edgar is one of those artists He is the famous Edgar Degas One day, Uncle Edgar sends an artist to paint Suzette s picture Imagine Suzette s surprise, when the artist turns out to be the tall lady from the park And imagine Suzette s delight when the little puppy comes with her The result of this enchanting meeting lives on to this day in an art masterpiece For the woman was the major American artist, Mary Cassatt Her painting of Suzette and the little dog, known as The Little Girl in the Blue Armchair, now hangs in the National Gallery of Art, in Washington, DC Among this book s many beautiful full color illustrations is a reproduction of the story s painting


About the Author: Joan Sweeney

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10 thoughts on “Suzette and the Puppy: A Story about Mary Cassatt

  1. says:

    Suzette meets a tall woman with a little puppy in the park each day and they all become friends One day the tall woman arrives at her house to paint a picture It becomes a famous painting.The little story is based on the artist Mary Cassatt.The illustrations are beautiful paintings.


  2. says:

    Wonderful story that teaches a little about Mary Cassatt Was great to have this book to read after we saw one of her paintings at the Huntington Library..krb 2 8 16


  3. says:

    This is a neat little book that went along nicely with our Picture Study of several of Mary Cassatt s works We had just done Little Girl in a Blue Armchair, so this was fun This is another one of those books with some French dialogue, that includes taking God s name in vain mon dieu I think I


  4. says:

    Sweet and entertaining but not very informative The book is 2 3 over before painting is mentioned Best for k 2.


  5. says:

    A charming story about a young girl meeting a dog in the park, all based upon the true story of an actual famous painting, currently displayed in the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC.


  6. says:

    A sweet book used in our home education curriculum to introduce art as our reading and phonics program is developed around art and build vocabulary I love the latter aspect of it when I think of children using well chosen words Of course, my girls are drawn in by the small puppy and when we read thi


  7. says:

    This story behind a girl and a dog in the painting Little Girl in a Blue Armchair by Mary Cassatt tells of a growing friendship between a girl and an artist Joan Sweeney s watercolor illustrations stand delightfully on their own as great art Because the book s strength lies in the story, though, and i


  8. says:

    05 11 How sweet This book tells the story behind Mary Cassatt s painting Little Girl in a Blue Armchair It also highlights Nipper, Cassatt s famed smallest Pekinese in the world In the book he lookslike a Cairn terrier to me.


  9. says:

    All by herself


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