The Big Book of Art by Hervé Tullet (and Our Favorite Art Books for Kids)

Hervé Tullet’s The Big Book of Art is an interactive, and stunning, book of art that is perfect for the preschool set.

The Big Book of Art by Hervé TulletLittle M and I recently added The Big Book of Art to our reading collection and we can’t get enough. I love that kids (and adults) can create their own works of art simply by turning the pages, which are all cut into two, and mixing and matching the different artwork. The thick pages are easy for toddler hands to manage, and feature colorful and eye-catching designs. We like flipping through and discussing which color we like more, which shape, which pattern, stripes or dots, confetti or letters – and then turning the pages and starting all over again,

The Big Book of Art by Hervé Tullet

We have written about Hervé Tullet here before and his book, Press Here, is one of our all time favorites. This newest book does not disappoint though, and gives us the chance to talk about art and design in a fun and low-key way.
The Big Book of Art by Hervé Tullet
If you are looking to add to your art-inspired picture book collection, here are some of our other absolute favorites:
Little Blue and Little Yellow, by Leo Lionni
Mouse Paint, by Ellen Stoll Walsh
Beautiful Oops, by Barney Saltzberg
Press Here, by Hervé Tullet. Also this one and this one.
The Day The Crayons Quit, written by Drew Daywalt and illustrated by Oliver Jeffers
Pantone: Color Puzzles, 6 Color-Matching Puzzles, (illustrated by Tad Carpenter)

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