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Georgia O'Keeffe's time in New Mexico and the paintings that were inspired by the region solidified her legacy as one of the most famous American modernists. But did you ever wonder how she found her inspiration?
Over the years, Georgia had many dogs and cats by her side as she painted. She had six chow dogs in her lifetime; one of whom was named Bo A Bone for Bo is a fun, fictional story introducing children to the art of Georgia O'Keeffe
Follow along with Bo, a fluffy black Chow, as he eagerly explores the stark desert landscape with his owner. But when the artist tires of exploring and painting the rust-colored landscape, Bo decides he needs to help Georgia become inspired to paint again. He sets off into the desert alone to search for the lush flowers that he knows his owner is missing . . .
Will Bo find what he's looking for, or something even more beautiful? Does the desert hold the spectacular southwestern treasures that would become the subjects of the famous artist's new compositions? Can you find the little blue-tailed skink hiding in each illustration who follows Bo on his adventures through the desert?
A Bone for Bo includes: - Author's note providing information about the artist's life and the premise for the story - Celebrates the new direction in O'Keeffe's art that captured the beauty of the Southwest and the Native American and Hispanic cultures of the region -Teaches children to discover that beauty can be found in unexpected forms.