Mike Venezia Inducted into Fox Valley Arts Hall of Fame!The prestigious Fox Valley Arts Hall of Fame gives public recognition to artists associated with the Fox Valley that have achieved international or national acclaim to ensure a strong cultural legacy for future generations. Each inductee has a permanent plaque on display at The Paramount Art Theater in Aurora, Illinois.
Artists & Composers
...I love it. I have been reading and showing Mike's text and drawings to everyone and we can't stop laughing. -- Faith Ringgold
Mike Venezia is a genius. Seriously. He has taken the intimidating subjects of art and music history and not only made them understandable, but irresistible. -- The Old Schoolhouse, The Magazine for Homeschool Families (click here for full review)
This is truly the child's presidential reference set that no home or school should be without. -- The Midwest Book Review
Several of my children were actually fighting over the first new GETTING TO KNOW THE U.S. PRESIDENTS book when it came in. My 15-year -old down to the 7-year-old have read through... -- (click here for the full review)
Inventors and Scientists
Previous Getting to Know series established the mix of approachable facts and wacky illustrations, and this set tackles major figures in science. Mike Venezia's visuals will grab readers, and his research will keep them hooked. -- Top Ten Non-Fiction Series, Booklist, April 1, 2009.
...a welcome addition to an elementary school library. -- Science Books & Films, May/June 2009.
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