Sandy's Circus: A Story about Alexander Calder (Hardcover)

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By Tanya Lee Stone, Boris Kulikov (Illustrator)
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As a boy, Alexander ?Sandy? Calder was always fiddling with odds and ends, making objects for friends. When he got older and became an artist, his fiddling led him to create wire sculptures. One day, Sandy made a lion. Next came a lion cage. Before he knew it, he had an entire circus and was traveling between Paris and New York performing a brand-new kind of art for amazed audiences.

This is the story of Sandy's Circus, as told by Tanya Lee Stone with Boris Kulikov's spectacular and innovative illustrations. Calder's original circus is on permanent display at the Whitney Museum in New York City.

About the Author


Tanya Lee Stone has written many biographies for young readers. She lives in Burlington, Vermont.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780670062683
ISBN-10: 0670062685
Publisher: Viking Children's Books
Publication Date: September 4th, 2008
Pages: 32
Language: English