Yes, A Hockney kids book. Or A History of Pictures for Children by David Hockney if you prefer.
A new arrival from Thames and Hudson (actually it’s not out until next week), this is a follow-up of sorts to an adult ‘History Of Pictures’ from last year, this time with a focus on appealing to kids.
The finished project is a 128-page book said to take readers on a journey through art history, ‘from early art drawn on cave walls to the images we make today on our computers and phone cameras’.
The History of Pictures is told through conversations between the artist David Hockney and the author Martin Gayford, who are said to talk about art ‘with inspiring simplicity and clarity’. Which is probably what kids want.
Rose Blake’s illustrations are here too (not Hockney as you might have guessed), adding to the narratives of both authors to bring the history of art alive for a young audience.
Available to order or pre-order now, it sells for a discounted £11.28 at Amazon.
Find out more about the book at the Amazon website