Market Day by Lois Ehlert
A Story Told with Folk Art

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It's market day, and everyone's going to the town square. But this is no ordinary market--it's a veritable feast of folk art from around the world, assembled with Lois Ehlert's impeccable eye for color and design. Whether you're looking for fruits, vegetables, or just an afternoon of fun, here's a shopping trip you won't want to miss! •A simple introduction to folk art from an award-winning illustrator •Includes a key detailing sources of the art used to create each piece •Combined artistic and multicultural appeal a plus for teachers
 

About Lois Ehlert

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LOIS EHLERT has created many picture books, including Leaf Man, Pie in the Sky, In My World, Growing Vegetable Soup, Planting a Rainbow, and the bestselling Waiting for Wings. She lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
 
Published May 1, 2000 by Harcourt Children's Books. 36 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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"Ehlert parades her personal collection of folk art, hailing from countries as diverse as Guatemala, Indonesia and Africa, across crisply designed pages in this exuberant picture book," wrote PW.

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Ehlert's arresting artwork gives this book a distinct south-of-the-border spice: she arranges photographs of dolls, animals, fruit and vegetablesDhand-crafted from such materials as carved, painted wood, pounded tin and woven, dyed fibersDin bright, busy collages on bold, often quilted backgrounds.

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The folk art photographed for the illustrations is fascinating, but its complexity may confuse young readers.

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