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Vincent’s Starry Night and Other Stories | Book and Poster Giveaway

Prizes and samples provided by Laurence King Publishing
The Children’s Book Review | October 22, 2016

Discover artists and their art around the world, in 68 exciting and imaginative tales about artists and the way they created their work.
Enter to win a copy of Vincent’s Starry Night and Other Stories written by Michael Bird and illustrated by Kate Evans; plus a poster.

Three (3) winners receive:

  • A copy of Vincent’s Starry Night and Other Stories
  • Vincent’s Starry Night and Other Stories poster

Giveaway begins October 22, 2016, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends November 22, 2016, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

vincents-starry-night-and-other-storiesVincent’s Starry Night and Other Stories

Written by Michael Bird

Illustrated by Kate Evans

Publisher’s Synopsis: An enthralling journey through the story of world art, from early cave paintings right up to the present day. Discover artists and their art around the world, in 68 exciting and imaginative tales about artists and the way they created their work.


Written by educator and art historian Michael Bird, and beautifully illustrated by Kate Evans, the book also features reproductions of the famous artworks discussed, a comprehensive timeline of events, and extra feature spreads on places connected with art.

vincents-starry-night-and-other-stories-interior-2This is a beautiful and engaging introduction to art for any home or school library.


Ages 8-12 | Publisher:Laurence King Publishing | 2016 | ISBN-13: 978-1780676159

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Book Trailer

Vincent’s Starry Night by Michael Bird from Laurence King Publishing on Vimeo.

About the Author

Michael Bird is a writer, art historian, and radio broadcaster. His books include 100 Ideas that Changed Art (Laurence King, 2012) and The St Ives Artists: A Biography of Place and Time (2008). He has also published many essays and articles, and lectures widely. He currently holds a Goodison Fellowship at the British Library, where he is researching the oral history of modern British art.

About the Illustrator

Kate Evans graduated from Falmouth College of Arts with a BA Hons Illustration in 2006. She is now a freelance illustrator with clients including HarperCollins, the Guardian, Macmillan Books, National Geographic, Transport for London, and V&A Magazine. She has had exhibitions in Bristol, Bath, London, and Stockholm. Kate lives and works in Bristol.

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Giveaway Rules

  • This book giveaway is open to participants in the United States and Canada only.
  • Giveaway begins October 22, 2016, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends November 22, 2016, at 11:59 P.M. PST, when all entries must be received. No purchase necessary. See official rules for details. View our privacy policy.
  • Name, e-mail address and physical address of the winner will be shared with the sponsor for the purpose of giveaway fulfillment only.
  • Odds of winning depends upon the number of entries received.
Prizes courtesy of Laurence King Publishing

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  • My daughter loves Starry Night. This is wonderful to be able to read the story.

    Carol L

    October 22, 2016
  • I would love to win this for my daughter, thanks for the chance! What a great book!

    November 8, 2016
  • My daughter who is an artist enjoys painting and photography and would enjoy sharing this book with my grandson who’s in preschool. He has fun crating his own masterpieces when the cat leaves his crayons and paints alone.

    November 22, 2016

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