Henri and the Machine
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Henri and the Machine


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A fun and encouraging story of a boy learning to appreciate art and its boundless creativity.

What's the point of art?
This is the question Henri asks himself when his class is taken on a school trip to the local art gallery. Who wants pictures of old soup cans or melting watches? But when he encounters a painting with the most perfect blue, it creates a beautiful feeling. It's blueberries, oceans, summer skies and butterflies all rolled into one. And then he wanders into a room with a chair and a sign that reads "Is this really a chair?" Henri decides to test it out, unleashing an explosion of creativity! Finally Henri understands what art is all about...

Paperback. 5-7 years

Pages: 32

Dimensions: 23 x 26.5 x 0.3 cm