Auguste Rodin: 175 years

Little Sap and M. Rodin
Little Sap and Monsieur Rodin by Michelle Lord
In the early 1900s, little Sap, a young girl from the rice fields of Cambodia, wins a coveted place in the royal dance troupe and learns the steps so well that she is noticed by the famous artist Auguste Rodin, who rewards her with a special prize. A foreword and an author’s note give additional information about the history of Cambodia, Khmer dance, and August Rodin.

Auguste Rodin is best known for his sculpture The Thinker, and you can read more about him in 100 Artists Who Changed the World.

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