Author(s): Anna Nilsen
The Museum of Art has a big problem. Some of the museum's priceless masterpieces have been stolen and replaced by cunning forgeries! Are your eyes sharp enough to spot the differences between the fake and the real Rousseau? Hone your detective skills and find the tell-tale clues that will help the police track down the master forgers, and bring back the missing masterpieces. This one-of-a-kind book combines a mystery story, fun spot-the-difference puzzles, and a fantastic introduction to some of the world's greatest art. Guaranteed to enthrall children of all ages, Art Fraud Detective includes historical information on each painting, tips on the techniques of the Old Masters, and a glossary of art terms. Features art by: Rembrandt, Constable, Monet, Picasso, Raphael, Van Gogh, and more!
Shortlisted for Blue Peter Book Award (Best Book with Facts) 2005.
"Ingenious and fun, this is a fine book for familiarizing children with important works of art." Sunday Times"