Books

Books

We believe in our core that art and books go hand in hand, 

and that’s why in each art box we include a list of theme-related books to enhance the art projects. 

We have narrowed down our ‘favourites’ list to a few available below:

  • The Ultimate Art Museum

    The imaginary art museum: an educational, inspiring experience without the constraints of space and time. Discover beautiful reproductions from pre-history to the present, arranged in easy-to-navigate, colour-coded wings, galleries, and rooms, each with an informative narrative guide. Marvel at its remarkable range of styles and mediums – from classic to contemporary, and from paintings and sculptures to photographs and textiles. With floor plans to follow and interactive cross-referencing activities, this museum-in-a-book is the perfect introduction to the history of human creativity.

    £29.95
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  • Let's Make Art

    Let’s Make Art champion sustainable, recycled art projects with household based starting points for projects. The projects are cheeky, flamboyant and have their own very particular style, especially the costumes and wearable artwork. Having worked for galleries, libraries and restaurants Let’s Make Art have amassed an array of art projects that avoid messy clearing up for parents and children.

    £18.99
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  • Sustainable Play

    Filled with 60+ creative, accessible and plastic-free projects and play ideas, Sustainable Play is packed with crafts and games to enjoy with your children on slow, rainy or drawbridge days at home. Sydney Piercey provides you with budget-friendly, easy-to-follow ideas to play and create in this handbook, inspired by her family's love of the simple things, and cardboard.

    LoLA is also lucky enough to have collaborated with Sydney on their Home-made House art box!

    £14.99
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  • My Art Book of Love

    Art, like anything else, is only as meaningful and interesting as it is relatable. For children, connecting their own experiences of love to those they see on the canvas allows them to truly engage with the material. 35 full-page artworks feature love in all its forms, accompanied by a brief and gentle read-aloud text. This stylishly compact art book is this first title in the My Art Book series, which suits lovey and artsy families alike!

    £14.95
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  • My Art Book of Friendship

    Friendships are among the most important relationships we have. Friends play, laugh, and share - and comfort one another in times of need. Here, for the first time, a collection of expertly-curated diverse works by all-star artists from across the centuries and around the world celebrates the concept of friendship via paintings, drawings, sculptures, photographs, and more.  This appealing board book is guaranteed to educate and inspire and will help children connect their own experiences to those they see on the canvas - adding depth of meaning to what they see.

    £14.95
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  • The Art Book for Children

    A perfect introduction to art for children everywhere, The Art Book for Children brings the clarity and innovation of Phaidon's bestselling Art Book to our youngest readers ever. A guide to 30 great artists and their most famous works, designed for both parent and child to enjoy together. The book encourages children to look closely and use their imagination to understand why artists choose to create the work they do and in the way that they do it.

    £14.95 ADD TO BASKET
  • Banksy Graffitied Walls and Wasn't Sorry.

    Banksy is a world-famous graffiti artist who secretly spray paints pictures on streets and walls while no one is watching. His works are often about politics, war, and other important things, but he also likes to paint rats.

    Rats scurry around and hide, often creating a bit of a stir, just like he does! Millions of people know his work but no one really knows who Bansky is – his true identity is a secret.

    Fausto Gilberti brings life, intrigue, and whimsy to the mysterious story of one of the most important contemporary artists of our time.

    £12.95
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  • Yayoi Kusama Covered Everything in Dots and Wasn't Sorry.

    A clever, quirky book about one of the world's most beloved contemporary artists - aimed at young readers and written from Kusama's point of view!

    Yayoi Kusama covers her paintings in hundreds and hundreds of dots. Her dots come off her canvases to cover dresses, tables, walls, and more!

    She creates mirrored rooms and fills them with glittering balls and lights, until there is an infinity of dots - just like in her paintings. Fausto Gilberti brings movement, life, and whimsy to the true life story of one of the most important contemporary Japanese artists of our time - an artist who is still dazzling museum- and gallery-goers around the globe today.

    £12.95
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