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Picture This! by Paul Thurlby

Come on a fascinating tour of one of the world’s most-visited museums and discover more about masterpieces and the stories behind them. This wonderful introduction to the National Gallery brings paintings to life and is a perfect companion for visiting the museum. With fascinating facts, intriguing puzzles and creative activities throughout this is a fantastic platform for children developing a lifelong love of art. Created in consultation with the National Gallery, this engaging book introduces children to one of the richest collections of paintings in the world, including famous works by the greatest painters – Rembrandt, Rubens, Velázquez, Degas and many others – and masterpieces by less familiar artists. Featuring beautiful reproductions, fascinating facts and behind-the-scenes tours, as well as games and activities inspired by the art, young readers will be encouraged to find out more and get creative.