Books

Twenty Heartbeats
Twenty Heartbeats
By Dennis Haseley
Illustrated by Ed Young
Hardcover
Roaring Brook Press, 2008
ISBN-13: 9781596432383
Ages: 5 - 9
32pp
 




A SIMPLE STORY LAYERED WITH MEANING.

A wealthy Chinese man dreamed of a painting of his favorite horse. He sought out a man named Homan, known as a great painter of horses and commissioned the portrait. Then he waited…and waited…and waited. As the years passed, his hair grew gray, and he grew furious. What was taking so long? Dennis Haseley’s simple story about the nature of art and the value of time is subtly amplified in layered collages.