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Charlotte in Giverny
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0811858030, Paperback)It's 1892 and Charlotte is bound for Monet's famous artist colony in Giverny, France, where painters like her father are flocking to learn the new style of painting called Impressionism. In spite of missing her best friend, Charlotte becomes enchanted with France and records her colorful experiences in her journal. She makes new friends, plants a garden, learns to speak French, and even attends the wedding of Monsieur Monet's daughter!
Illustrated with beautiful museum reproductions and charming watercolor collages, Charlotte in Giverny includes a French glossary as well as biographical sketches of the featured painters. This delightful journal of a young girl's exciting year will capture readers' imaginations and leave a lasting impression.
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While living in France in 1892, Charlotte, a young American girl, writes a journal of her experiences including those among the impressionist painters at the artist colony of Giverny. Includes profiles of artists who appear in the journal and a glossary of French words.
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