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How picturebooks work

Author: Maria Nikolajeva; Carole Scott
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2006.
Series: Children's literature and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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"How Picturebooks Work is an innovative and engaging look at the interplay between text and image in a host of children's fiction. Drawing from an international range of major children's books, Maria Nikolajeva and Carole Scott discuss such favorites as Curious George and Frog and Toad Are Friends, along with the works of Maurice Sendak and Tove Jansson, to name a few. Picturebooks appeal to all readers - young and  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Nikolajeva; Carole Scott
ISBN: 0415979684 9780415979689 0815334869 9780815334866
OCLC Number: 71313048
Notes: Originally published: New York : Garland, 2000.
Description: xi, 293 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Whose book is it? --
Setting --
Characterization --
Narrative perspective --
Time and movement --
Mimesis and modality --
Figurative language, metafiction, and intertext --
Picturebook paratexts.
Series Title: Children's literature and culture.
Other Titles: How picture books work
Responsibility: Maria Nikolajeva and Carole Scott.

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Looks at the interplay between text and image in picturebooks. This book explores picturebooks as a specific medium or genre in literature and culture, one that prepares children for other media of  Read more...

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