Camille and the Sunflowers

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First and second grade students have been learning about the artist Vincent van Gogh during the first quarter of the school year.

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Everyone enjoyed listening to the story of Camille and the Sunflowers which is a story that illustrates the life of  van Gogh for children by the author Laurence Anholt.

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Camille is a small boy who meets the artist Vincent van Gogh and brings him some sunflowers to decorate his home.

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Students are introduced to the artist and to many of his famous paintings like the sunflowers and van Gogh’s landscapes of the French countryside.

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Everyone enjoyed learning about the Starry Night and all of the wonderful images Vincent created thanks to the story of Camille and the Sunflowers.

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