A boy attends art classes at the museum where he and the other children are asked why a painting should be in an exhibition. They reply that it is beautiful, different, tells a story, came from somewhere far away, makes people feel good, is funny or is unique. At home the boy decides his grandmother should be in the museum for all those reasons. Told that the museum doesn’t accept grandmothers, he decides to create his own exhibition.
This picture book by Scott Menchin with illustrations by Harry Bliss, designed for children ages 4 to 8, is a tribute to the power of the imagination to create all kinds of art and the love of family (Abrams Books for Young Readers).