Mr. Gauguin's Heart


      Mr. Gauguin's Heart
Based on a true story, Mr Gauguin s Heart is about the birth of imagination and the solace of art Young Paul Gauguin sailed from Denmark to Peru with his family his mother, his father, his sister, Marie, and his odd looking, imaginary orange dog At first being on the boat was fun he loved to walk his dog on the ship s bridge Then one day, Paul found his mother in tears his father had died When the ship docked, Paul refused to leave Then an old man took him by the hand and in a few brush strokes, he had stirred a passion that lay just beneath the boy s surface He had shown Paul how to paint, but, than that, he taught him how to bring his memories to life Mr Gauguin s Heart is a charming and heartwarming story of how, as a boy, Paul Gauguin learned to channel his grief from the death of his father and pour it into his first painting one that would pave the way to many masterpieces. New Read [ Mr. Gauguin's Heart ] by [ Marie-Danielle Croteau ] – tbjewellers.co.uk

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  • Hardcover
  • 24 pages
  • Mr. Gauguin's Heart
  • Marie-Danielle Croteau
  • English
  • 01 June 2019
  • 0887768245

10 thoughts on “ Mr. Gauguin's Heart

  1. says:

    French Canadian author illustrator team Marie Danielle Croteau and Isabelle Arsenault craft an imaginative tale about the artist Paul Gauguin in this lovely picture book Following the Gauguin family as they sail for Peru, the narrative depicts Paul as an imaginative young boy with an invisible orange dog for a friend The adults around him indulge Paul, when it comes to this imaginary canine companion, but when Mr Gauguin dies of a heart attack on the sea voyage, the boy s ability to see French Canadian author illustrator team Marie Danielle Croteau and Isabelle Arsenault craft an imaginative tale about the artist Paul Gauguin in this lovely picture book Following the Gauguin family as they sail for Peru, the narrative depicts Paul as an imaginative young boy with an invisible orange dog for a friend The adults around him indulge Paul, when it comes to this imaginary canine companion, but when Mr Gauguin dies of a heart attack on the sea voyage, the boy s ability to see things from a different perspective becomes very useful Imagining the setting sun as his father s heart, he is comforted by its rise the next day When the family arrive in Peru and Paul meets an artist, he begins to paint his father s heartOriginally published in Montreal as Le coeur de ...

  2. says:

    Croteau, Marie Danielle Mr Gauguin s Heart, illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault translated by Susan Ouriou PICTURE BOOK Tundra, 2007 Paul Gauguin s father died during the family s journey from Denmark to Peru In explanation his mother tells young Paul that it was his heart that took him away In Peru, an older man teaches Paul the skills he needs to express his f...

  3. says:

    I was very impressed that the author was inspired by the episode of the loss of her father during the trip to Peru of the Gauguin family The story is tender and may help those who have gone through that trance On the other hand it seemed exaggeratedly brief.

  4. says:

    While I liked the story very much, it felt rather flat The characters didn t seem real until the man on the ship helped Paul learn to paint The illustrations were wonderful.

  5. says:

    Odd.When young Paul Gaugin yes, the famous painter is on an ocean voyage with his family, his father dies suddenly His mother does a poor job of explaining the death to Paul, who watches a red balloon float away and thinks it is his father s heart A few weeks later he meets a man painting pictures in the park The man encourages Paul to paint, and Paul paints a giant red dot Despite what others think, Paul knows he has painted his father s heart.I told you it was odd I m not sure what the Odd.When young Paul Gaugin yes, the famous painter is on a...

  6. says:

    This lovely, quiet book may mean the world to an imaginative kid, especially one struggling with loss Paul Gauguin s father dies when Paul is still young enough to have an imaginary dog Paul is fortunate enough to meet an artist who shows him that painting is magicyou can bring thing...

  7. says:

    Mr Gauguin s Heart by Marie Danielle Croteau, illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault, translated by Susan Ouriou 3 4th grade and up beautiful touching way to approach the topic of death with a child but also touching for seeing the development of art and creativity in Paul Gauguin Brilliant book, gorge...

  8. says:

    It took me a whole two seconds to find out that the book could hardly be called historical or factual Gauguin s father died when he was 18 months old, and from what I could find the family was definitely not Danish ...

  9. says:

    The full five stars are for the illustrations, which are magnificent The text itself was not as satisfying, but it was a very cool book nonetheless.

  10. says:

    Sparked my interest in the artist, Gauguin.

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