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Raczka, Bob

Overview
Works: 37 works in 155 publications in 4 languages and 30,441 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  Poetry  Art  Picture books  Visual poetry  Self-portraits  Quotations  Haiku 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3618.A346, 811.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bob Raczka
The art of freedom : how artists see America by Bob Raczka( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 3,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is America? Shape a fascinating image of the United States through the eyes of eighteen artists who have painted, sculpted, and photographed the U.S. landscape and culture
Unlikely pairs : fun with famous works of art by Bob Raczka( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and French and held by 2,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Invites the reader to look at twenty-six paintings from different eras and styles presented in pairs. Each pair lends itself to a story the reader can discover by looking at the paintings in a new way
Name that style : all about isms in art by Bob Raczka( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about fourteen different artists and their different styles
The Vermeer interviews : conversations with seven works of art by Bob Raczka( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 2,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this look at seven paintings by Jan Vermeer, author Bob Raczka takes on the role of interviewer and the people in the paintings become his willing subjects
Here's looking at me : how artists see themselves by Bob Raczka( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen famous artists' self-portraits illustrating their different styles and views of themselves
Speaking of art : colorful quotes by famous painters by Bob Raczka( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art lover Bob Raczka pairs thought-provoking (and sometimes funny) quotes by famous painters with colorful examples of their best work. From Edgar Degas' The Rehearsal (1878-79) to Georgia O'Keeffe's Evening Star, No. III (1917) to Romare Bearden's Family (1986), you'll discover the works--and the wisdom--of eighteen artistic masters
Guyku : a year of haiku for boys by Bob Raczka( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2018 in English and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raczka and Reynolds present a humorous haiku collection perfect for guys (bigand small) that celebrates outdoor fun throughout the seasons
Fall mixed up by Bob Raczka( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The delights of autumn are described in mixed-up verse and illustrations, and the reader is challenged to uncover the errors
Wet cement : a mix of concrete poems by Bob Raczka( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Who says words need to be concrete? This collection shapes poems in surprising and delightful ways. Concrete poetry is a perennially popular poetic form because they are fun to look at. But by using the arrangement of the words on the page to convey the meaning of the poem, concrete or shape poems are also easy to write! From the author of the incredibly inventive Lemonade: And Other Poems Squeezed from a Single Word comes another clever collection that shows kids how to look at words and poetry in a whole new way"--
Lemonade, and other poems squeezed from a single word by Bob Raczka( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part anagram, part rebus, part riddle - this brand new poetic form turns word puzzles into poetry
Niko draws a feeling by Bob Raczka( Book )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"No one understands the abstract pictures that Niko draws until a new friend sees the thought and feeling within his shapes and forms"--
Who loves the fall? by Bob Raczka( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text and illustrations portray the sights and sounds of autumn, from "rakers, leapers, and corn crop reapers" to "trickers, treaters, and turkey eaters."
Snowy, blowy winter by Bob Raczka( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and simple rhyming text portray winter activities, from snowman-building, sledding, and sitting by a fire to feeding birds
Santa Clauses : short poems from the North Pole by Bob Raczka( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-five haiku give readers a fresh, humorous perspective on Santa's December preparations, and rich illustrations pull readers into every wintry scene
Spring things by Bob Raczka( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winter melts into spring with the sights and sounds of hopping and skipping, sowing and mowing, and blading and lemonading
3-D ABC : a sculptural alphabet by Bob Raczka( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn the alphabet by looking at very unusual sculptures
Summer wonders by Bob Raczka( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and rhyming text celebrate the sights and sounds of summer, from days of diving and swimming to nights of stargazing and fireflies
No one saw : ordinary things through the eyes of an artist by Bob Raczka( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reproductions of famous paintings-from the art of Georgia O'Keeffe to Paul Klee-combine with simple texts to introduce children to the unique visions of individual artists and encourage them to experience art with all their senses
Before they were famous : how seven artists got their start by Bob Raczka( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book focuses on the childhood works of seven artists, with lots of interesting facts about who or what influenced them when they were children and young adults. Three works from each artist are included, showing how their style developed and changed over time
More than meets the eye : seeing art with all five senses by Bob Raczka( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides images of paintings and new, sensory ways to experience them, such as tasting the milk in Vermeer's "The Milkmaid," hearing the music in Tanner's "The Banjo Lesson," or feeling the fur in da Vinci's "Lady with an Ermine."
 
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The art of freedom : how artists see America
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Unlikely pairs : fun with famous works of artName that style : all about isms in artThe Vermeer interviews : conversations with seven works of artHere's looking at me : how artists see themselvesSpeaking of art : colorful quotes by famous paintersGuyku : a year of haiku for boysFall mixed upLemonade, and other poems squeezed from a single word
Alternative Names
ラッチカ, ボブ

Languages
English (114)

French (2)

Spanish (1)

Korean (1)