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Life is Life

Creator

Stephanie Watson

Date

2009

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location http://www.stephanie-watson.com/lifeislife/
Life is Life, Stephanie Watson
Life is Life: a Cerealized Story

Life is Life is the story of a melancholy frog that author Stephanie Watson discovered living in a cereal box in her kitchen pantry. Behind his tiny red door, Angelo the frog plays the piano and tries in vain to compose a song for his lost love Rosaline. Stephanie tries to help him write his song, and heal his broken heart, through a combination of friendship, art and cereal.

At the turning point in the story, the two take a trip to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts to see some paintings. In addition to this being a story of friendship, it's also an introduction to some wonderful pieces in the museum's collection. It's an exploration into the healing power of art.

 

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Type: Web
Grades: K-6
Instructional Method: Classroom Discussion, Multimedia Instruction
Rights: Copyright 2009 Stephanie Watson
Added to Site: June 24, 2009