Dropping in on Grandma Moses

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Dropping in on Grandma Moses

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Join Puffer in upstate New York as he drops in on famous folk artist Anna Mary Robertson Moses, better known as Grandma Moses, because she didn’t start painting until she was 70 years old. Find out why she started her career so late in her life and learn the stories behind paintings such as The Quilting Bee, Taking in Laundry, A Country Wedding, Hallowe’en, Moving Day on the Farm, and Sugaring Off in the Maple Orchard. Animated biographical sequences are combined with details and full-screen images of Moses’ paintings. The dialog helps viewers of all ages learn how to make their own interpretations of the works of art. See companion guide with discussion questions and related art activities. A book of the same name is available and is an excellent companion to the video. Written by Pam Stephens Animated by Jim McNeill

"A fun, informative introduction to this extraordinary folk artist." School Library Journal

A fun and educational way to get young people interested in the amazing world of art." Midwest Book Review