Product Description From Booklist Gr. 3-6. Readers first met this delightful heroine in Charlotte in Giverny (2000) when her father moved there to study painting en plein air with the impressionists. Now Charlotte has an opportunity to live in Paris for six months while Papa studies at the Academie Julian with his friend Maurice Prendergast. Charlotte loves the lights of Paris the shops and markets and fashions. She sees Mary Cassatt's exhibition goes to the opera and out to eat and writes of all her adventures in her journal. Charlotte's Giverny neighbor Monet has a role to play even in Paris. As with the earlier book reproductions of paintings small watercolors collages of objects Charlotte has saved and a certain amount of French vocabulary adorn the utterly engaging text. Biographies of the painters painting credits and an author's note round out this charming offering. GraceAnne DeCandido Copyright © American Library Association. All rights reserved About the Author Joan MacPhail Knight spent most of her growing-up years in Paris. The mother of two daughters she now lives in New York's Hudson Valley with her husband Bill two Brussels Griffons and an ancient Pug. Melissa Sweet has illustrated several cookbooks and over thirty children's books. Every year she takes a trip to collect images for her beautiful collages. She lives in Maine.
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