On a late spring morning the American artist Jackson Pollock began work on the canvas that would ultimately come to be known as Number 1, 1950 (Lavender Mist). This is a unique picture book about a great painter and the way in which he worked, perfectly complemented by vibrant watercolour illustrations.
Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan are the authors of several distinctive books about art. Their most recent collaboration, Vincent van Gogh: Portrait of an Artist, was named a 2002 Sibert Award Honor Book. Robert Andrew Parker is a fine artist and printmaker whose work often appears in publications such as The New Yorker. In 2002 he won the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for his picture book, Cold