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Kids Draw Animals offers the perfect addition to the mega-selling art instruction series, written by renowned artist and instructor Christopher Hart.



Artists between the ages of 6 and 12 will delight in the wonderful animals that fill the pages of this lively how-to. Colorful, fun spreads demonstrate, step by step, how to draw African animals, bears, horses, birds, reptiles, cute critters, sea creatures, pets, and exotic animals like kangaroos, and camels. As kids progress, they go beyond simply copying to gain real drawing skills and solid artistic technique. Plus . . . they’ll have lots of fun!




• The 9th book in Christopher Hart’s best-selling Kids Draw series

• Offers age-appropriate instruction
and illustration on how to draw all kinds of animals
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Kids Draw Animals offers the perfect addition to the mega-selling art instruction series, written by renowned artist and instructor Christopher Hart.



Artists between the ages of 6 and 12 will delight in the wonderful animals that fill the pages of this lively how-to. Colorful, fun spreads demonstrate, step by step, how to draw African animals, bears, horses, birds, reptiles, cute critters, sea creatures, pets, and exotic animals like kangaroos, and camels. As kids progress, they go beyond simply copying to gain real drawing skills and solid artistic technique. Plus . . . they’ll have lots of fun!




• The 9th book in Christopher Hart’s best-selling Kids Draw series

• Offers age-appropriate instruction
and illustration on how to draw all kinds of animals
Product Details
Paperback (64 pages)
Published: June 1, 2003
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Imprint: Watson-Guptill
ISBN: 9780823026319
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