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Art history for children from acclaimed duo David Hockney and Martin Gayford, with delightful illustrations by Rose Blake. For ages 7+


A History of Pictures for Children takes readers on a journey through art history, from early art drawn on cave walls to the images we make today on our computers and phone cameras. 


Based on the bestselling book for adults, this children’s edition of A History of Pictures is told through conversations between the artist David Hockney and the author Martin Gayford, who talk about art with inspiring simplicity and clarity. Rose Blake’s illustrations illuminate the narratives to bring the history of art alive for a young audience. 


Winner of the prestigious BolognaRagazzi New Horizons Award 2019.

A History of Pictures for Children by David Hockney & Martin Gayford

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