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A picture book primer : understanding and using picture books

Author: Denise I Matulka
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive overview of picture books that defines what they are and discusses their parts, format, genre, narrative structure, controversial books and censorship, building a library, and other related topics.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Denise I Matulka
ISBN: 9781591584414 1591584418
OCLC Number: 225846825
Description: xvi, 307 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: What is a picture book? --
Anatomy of a picture book: supporting parts (paratexts) --
Anatomy of a picture book: picture space, design, medium, and style --
Format or genre? --
The art of the story --
Development, literacy, and picture books --
Picture book issues --
Exploring and using picture books.
Responsibility: Denise I. Matulka ; art by Megan Elizabeth Bergman ; foreword by Susan McCleaf Nespeca.
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Defining the picture book and describing its history and technological evolution, this title discusses various points of interest about picture books: anatomy, types of illustration, layouts, design  Read more...

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