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Christina Björk Quotes

10 of the best book quotes from Christina Björk
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It introduces kids to the world of painting and especially to Claude Monet. Everything is explained in a simple way and the pictures are lovely.
Christina Björk
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Linnea in Monet's Garden
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Claude Monet
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youth
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historic book
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the world of painting
simple way
multicultural
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Linnea and Mr. Bloom take a trip to Paris to see where Claude Monet lived and painted.
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With Linnea’s first person narrative voice shining brightly and sweetly in the fiction sections of Linnea in Monet’s Garden, one can really emotionally feel and broadly smile at her effervescent joy of discovery and her constant delight as she and her elderly neighbour Mr. Bloom (who is a retired gardener) visit France to follow and explore both Claude Monet’s art and his life.
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Linnea’s relationship with Mr. Bloom is comparable to a grandfather and granddaughter scenario, sweet, encouraging and with Mr. Bloom always acting like a treasured, understanding friend as well as a teacher
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With Linnea’s first person narrative voice shining brightly and sweetly in the fiction sections of Linnea in Monet’s Garden, one can really emotionally feel and broadly smile at her effervescent joy of discovery and her constant delight.
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The accompanying illustrations, they are bright, descriptive and totally capture not only Linnea’s joy and and delightfully bubbly personality, they also present a glowing visual homage to France and to Monet’s garden in Giverny.
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A young girl like Linnea is allowed to travel to France without her family and even share a hotel room with an elderly gentleman who is not of her immediate family.
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They visit the Marmottan and view his paintings, travel onward to Giverny to see the pink house and gardens, and then back to Paris and the Orangerie for a look at the Water Lily Rooms.
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The story and the pictures make you want to see the lovely gardens, Japanese bridge, and lily pond for yourself.
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Linnea has visited Claude Monet’s garden! In Paris, she got to see many of his actual paintings. Now she understands what it means for a painter to be called an Impressionist.

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