My Art Book of Love

Posted on September 24th, 2018

We have been looking at some very grown up fine art pictures made beautifully simplistic and contextual for children in the new nonfiction book from Phaidon called My Art Book of LOVE.  If you stop for a moment and think about how you might explain Love to a young child, it is really quite a challenge. That’s because Love can be a mix of emotions and senses. This clever book uses famous works of art through the ages to try to convey a true meaning of Love in a way children can understand. Read on to discover more and how you can win yourself a copy of the book.

My Art Book of Love  

Celebrate love in all its forms

My Art Book of LOVE takes the reader on an illustrative journey to explore the concept of Love.  Through famous artists love is made relatable in the book. Each section begins with a different way to think of love such as Love is…. love feels ….. Love looks like, love makes you….. There are 35 artworks used and each shows its title and artist as well as how it helps explain love. From modern sculptures to paintings from Vincent van Gogh and Picasso all genres and forms are covered.


Pages from My art book of LOVE

What we love

For a family with an artistic appreciation this book is a great way for children to be introduced to some great works of art. For those with a less cultural appreciation this clever book gives a real insight into what the artist might have been trying to portray as well as aptly suggesting the elements of love.

Need to know

Retail Price £14.95

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Age Range 3 – 6
Author Shana Gozansky



Size: 190 x 146 mm (7 1/2 x 5 3/4 in) 
Pages: 48 pp
Illustrations: 34 illustrations 

Win your copy of My Art Book of Love with Phaidon and Coombe Mill

For your chance to bring a rich awareness of Love to your little ones and an appreciation of fine art why not enter to win a copy of this beautiful book. Simply follow the instructions below.

My art Book of Love Giveaway


We were sent our copy of the book for the purpose of this review. It is available for Coombe Mill holiday guests to borrow from the Games Room book shelves. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own.