Award-winning author MaryAnn F. Kohl has written 14 books for Gryphon House, and is a regular featured columnist for Parenting Magazine. She has written the best-selling favorites Preschool Art, The Big Messy Art Book, Making Make-Believe, MathArts, and First Art. She is co-author of Global Art and Cooking Art with Jean Potter. MaryAnn lives in Bellingham, Washington.
"Kids love a mess, especially an art mess. This book is a compilation of more than 100 clever ways children-preschool to eighth grade-can have fun with a variety of materials...Even the directions are fun." - Today's Librarian "The Big Messy Art Book is developmentally appropriate for the early childhood years and organized for efficient use for the busy classroom teacher. But most of all -this is a FUN book!" - Dr. Clara Carroll, Director of Professional Field Services Harding University "Budding artists will love sinking everything but their teeth into these wonderful 'think big' art experiences." - Kay Lou King Laguna Beach Library / Orange County Public Library