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The art of reading : forty illustrators celebrate RIF's 40th Anniversary

Author: Leonard S Marcus; Fred Marcellino; Reading Is Fundamental, Inc.
Publisher: New York : Dutton Books, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Provides a collection of forty illustrators, who were asked to re-imagine a classic book from their childhood. Picked by the nonprofit literacy organization Reading Is Fundamental in order to celebrate the power and joys of reading in young children. Includes brief information about each illustrator.
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Genre/Form: Illustrations
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard S Marcus; Fred Marcellino; Reading Is Fundamental, Inc.
ISBN: 0525474846 9780525474845
OCLC Number: 61310311
Notes: Includes index.
Credits: Reading is fundamental with a foreward by Leonard S. Marcus.
Description: 96 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Nina Laden --
Ashley Bryan --
Ashley Wolff --
Lois Ehlert --
Lynne Cherry --
Raul Colon --
Steven Kellogg --
David McPhail --
Richard Egielski --
Diana Cain Bluthenthal --
Henry Cole --
Eric Rohmann --
Jerry Pinkney --
Patricia Polacco --
Mary Azarian --
David Wiesner --
Brian Selznick --
Paul Meisel --
David Diaz --
Bryan Collier --
Peter Sis --
Chris Raschka --
Yumi Heo --
Robert Sabuda --
William Joyce --
Paul O. Zelinsky --
Stephen Huneck --
Douglas Florian --
Loren Long --
Mark Teague --
Pat Cummings --
Kevin Hawkes --
Mark Buehner --
Dick Bruna --
Tony DiTerlizzi --
David Kirk --
Susan Jeffers --
Ivan Velez, Jr. --
Gerald McDermott --
Dan Yaccarino --
About the illustrators.
Responsibility: Reading is Fundamental® ; with a foreword by Leonard S. Marcus ; [jacket artwork by Fred Marcellino].

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Provides a collection of forty illustrators, who were asked to re-imagine a classic book from their childhood. Picked by the nonprofit literacy organization Reading Is Fundamental in order to celebrate the power and joys of reading in young children. Includes brief information about each illustrator.

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A delight to the eye and insightful to read.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-03-03) Very Good Permalink

Most appropriate for your (own) professional collection, this celebration of reading features short essays and illustrations by 40 artists who were asked to tell how they came to reading and illustrating and then were asked to produce an illustration from their favorite book.  It is kind of fascinating...
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