Show Me a Story!: Why Picture Books Matter: Conversations with 21 of the World's Most Celebrated Illustrators

Leonard S. Marcus

In compelling interviews by means of the acclaimed Leonard S. Marcus, twenty-one best authors and illustrators demonstrate their inside of tales at the paintings of constructing photograph books.

Max and Mickey; omit Nelson; Pack, Quack, and Mrs. Mallard; Pigeon; Sylvester; John Henry; and a really hungry caterpillar — those are only the various cherished photo ebook characters mentioned in Show Me a Story. popular children’s literature authority Leonard S. Marcus speaks with their creators and others — twenty-one of the world’s such a lot celebrated authors and illustrators
— and asks approximately their youth, their thought, their decision, their mentors, their artistic offerings, and extra. Amplifying those richly exciting and thought-provoking conversations are eighty-eight full-color plates revealing every one illustrator’s inventive procedure from caricature to near
-final art in attention-grabbing, behind-the-scenes aspect. Why do teenagers love and want photo books a lot? Recasting and vastly increasing on a quantity released in 2002 as Ways of Telling, Leonard S. Marcus confirms that photo books subject simply because they make a distinction in our children’s lives.

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