Dinner at Magritte's by Michael Garland

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Colorful paintings inspired by Magritte complement the story of a young boys's escape from boredom to the house of his neighbors, Rene+a7 Magritte and his wife, and the world they share with Salvador Dali+a7 and other artists.
 

About Michael Garland

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Author and illustrator Michael Garland was born in Manhattan in 1952. He studied art at Pratt Institute and soon after graduating, he sold his first illustration to True Confessions magazine. He has written or illustrated over 40 books.
 
Published May 1, 1995 by Dutton Children Books. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A book of oil paintings in the style of Magritte, placed in the context of a story.

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Garland's droll text (``Did you dilly, Dali?'') is complemented by Magritte-style oil paintings filled, appropriately, with surrealist images: Magritte's bowler hats, Dali's melted clocks, etc.

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