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In My Grandmother's Garden MUSIC FUN

Make your own portrait or self-portrait wearing your hat. Think about the portraits below and place yourself in Art History!

Here are some self-portraits with hats by famous artists :

Vincent Van Gogh:

self-portrait with felt hat

self-portrait with straw hat

Rembrandt van Rijn self portraits

Albrecht Durer self portraits

Edgar Degas self portrait

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In My Grandmother's Garden

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MUSICKIT is proud to present our own 2002 GRADIVA AWARD Nominee
In My Grandmother's Garden by Kit Eakle; Illustrations by Jean Eakle
"The first children's storybook in which music and text play an equal role."
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A story in song, of a Young Girl's discovery of the POWER OF ART.
Includes musical notation as an integral part of the story
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