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Reviews of If da Vinci Painted a Dinosaur

“Art history with a little smile.” Kirkus Reviews

“In the second of a playful, conceptual series (following If Picasso Painted a Snowman), the Newbolds, a married team, reimagine classic works of art with a prehistoric twist. A friendly hamster draws with a purple crayon: “If Leonardo Da Vinci drew a dinosaur, it might look like...” The result is a mash-up of da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man and a pterodactyl. Plesiosaurs surf Katsushika Hokusai’s wave, and in Edvard Munch’s iconic painting, the figure on the bridge has a real reason to scream. The image replications capture each artist’s styles and the works’ recognizable features. …the creators deliver a memorable introduction to famed works of art.” Ages 6–10. Publisher’s Weekly 

“It’s a stunning, original idea. It’s fun. It’s unexpected, and ambitious….” Barbara Bottner, NY Journal of Books

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