Alexander Sturgis


About Alexander Sturgis

Alexander Sturgis is an education officer at the National Gallery, London. He is also The Great Xar, a magician performing at the National Gallery and on television. His television appearances include The Big Breakfast, The Word and Tricks & Tracks, as well as introducing paintings to children on the BBC's programme Hartbeat. He lives in London.

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Alexander Sturgis

When young Dan finds himself locked inside a museum after closing hours, he discovers a world of art he'd never dreamed possible. An angel steps out of a painting and takes him on an exploratory tour of the great masterpieces - explaining the symbolism of each painting. This is a great book to start exploring art and artistic concepts with children. It also has illustrations from the brilliant Children's Laureate Lauren Child Dan's Angel.

6 years ago

Out Now!

Out now! Dan's Angel by Alexander Sturgis, illustrated by Alexander Sturgis. Published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books.

20 years ago

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