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I-Spy National Portrait Gallery


Pub. date: Summer 2010
Price: £2.50
ISBN: 9781855144293
Format: 150 x 105mm
Extent: 64 pages
Illustrations: 50 colour
Binding: Paperback
Category: Children, 5 - 12 years

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The perfect pocket-sized gift for children aged five to twelve, this new guide features over 50 images to spot from the National Portrait Gallery's Collection. I-Spy National Portrait Gallery features not only interesting portraits but also historical facts and questions that invite a fun and close consideration of each picture. Whether using the book to search portraits online or to find pictures in the Gallery, each correct spot wins points towards an I-Spy Certificate and Badge.

In a world dominated with computers, games consoles and hand-held gaming devices, I-Spy books give children a refreshing opportunity to take a closer look at what's going on around them. I-Spy National Portrait Gallery provides a clear introduction to the Collection at the National Portrait Gallery with points to be earned for each picture spotted, and extras gained for answering questions relating to the images.

Designed to be enjoyed both during a visit to the Gallery and at home, this book is divided into chronological sections to help children gain a better understanding of British portraiture and history. Written in consultation with the Gallery's Learning department the content both directs and encourages interpretation of key portraits from the Collection.

Produced in an appealing small format, I-Spy contains over 50 colour reproductions which readers have to spot. The aim is to tick off the works and collect points. As soon as 1,000 points have been collected, it is possible to join the I-Spy Club and apply for a certificate from Chief I-Spy.

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