Katie and the Waterlily Pond: A Journey Through Five Magical Monet Masterpieces

Author(s): James Mayhew

Picture Books

Katie is desperate to win an art competition at the gallery, but the judging is at three o'clock! Surely Katie can paint a terrific picture before the deadline ...can't she?


In this book, Katie explores five Monet masterpieces: Blanche, Monet Painting Bathers at La Grenouillere, The Rue Montorgueil, Paris Path Through the Poppies, The Waterlily Pond. James Mayhew's hugely successful Katie series literally brings classic art to life for children. In each of the stories, Katie is able to step through the frame and into the world of the paintings where she interacts with the characters in the masterpieces. These bestselling picture books now have a huge fanbase and James's gallery and art events are often fully-booked. The Katie series are such a success that it has become an essential part of many children's creative learning.


Product Information

Katie explores five of Monet's masterpieces and discovers just why he is one of the world's most-loved artists!

This lovely picture book will be very popular. - Bookseller

An entertaining initiation into the world of Impressionism. - School Librarian

James Mayhew created his first Katie book Katie's Picture Show in 1989 as a way to share his enthusiasm for art with children. Katie remains a firm favourite to this day, and the series has a great fanbase. James lives in Letchworth, Hertfordshire, with his wife and son.

General Fields

  • : 9781408304648
  • : Hachette Children's Books
  • : Orchard Books
  • : June 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : James Mayhew
  • : Paperback
  • : James Mayhew
  • : 32