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Illustration

'Goodnight Moon' Author Margaret Wise Brown Was No Old Lady Whispering Hush

<i>Children's book doyenne Margaret Wise Brown is having a big week. A new biography by Amy Gary, called</i> The Great Green Room, <i>has just been released, along with a previously unpublished picture book called</i> North, South, East, West. <i>And, it's been 75 years since</i> The Runaway Bunny <i>first left home.</i> Weekend …

Children's Books

The real Dr. Seuss

by Nelly Mendoza-Mendoza | 1/25/17 2:00am<p>Who was “Dr. Seuss” at Dartmouth? An athlete? A scholar? A trickster? The Dartmouth Mirror sat down with …

Student Journalism

Children's Books and Literary Terms

<i>Do you have students who struggle with understanding literary terms? Approaching literary terms in a more familiar way may help. Combining children’s</i> …

How can you tell if you’re using picture book language?

I’m seeing a lot of manuscripts that aren’t written in ‘picture book language,’ so I thought I’d share some qualities of picture book language that …

Publishing

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Here's A Look At The Fascinating History Of Little Golden Books

Life<p>Here’s A Look At The Fascinating History Of Little Golden Books<p>Do you remember these from your childhood?<p>Sarah Kuta · 4 hours ago<p>If you were a …

51 Out of the Box Must Read Picture Books

Briffits and Squeans

<i>"As can be seen, without proper familiarity with the graphic symbols, a comic sequence such as this would make no sense whatsoever. Lord knows, we</i> …

How Your Brain Understands Visual Language

Or, "why email is still represented by an envelope." Design professor Josiah Kahane explains.<p>Semioticians classify signs or sign systems in relation to the way they are transmitted. To illuminate one way semioticians look at things, let us peek at stage and film semiotics, which study the various …

‘There Is No Formula’ – Mo Willems Visits The Yarn

<b>Travis:</b> Merry Christmas and happy holidays!<p>Today we have something special – an extended episode with Mo Willems. I interviewed him last June at the …

How the Rhymes of Dr. Seuss Taught Us Language

Kaptain Kristian’s latest explainer video is a fun one: he explains how the anapestic tetrameter rhyming style of Dr. Seuss helped us better …

Sweden's Olika: A Decidedly 'Different' Children's Book Publisher

‘What happens to all the children who never see themselves mirrored in books?’ asks Olika publisher Marie Tomičić, who works to promote diversity and …

My Favorite Picture Books of 2016

31 Days, 31 Lists: Day Seven – 2016 Great Funny Picture Books — @fuseeight A Fuse #8 Production

Every single list that appears on this blog is subjective. I mean, here I am declaring stuff to be great based entirely on a single solitary opinion: …

Libraries

The New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2016

Every year since 1952, the Book Review has convened an independent panel of judges to select the New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books. Judged purely on artistic merit, it’s the only annual award of its kind.<p>This year’s judges were G. Brian Karas, Cynthia Weill and Cheryl Wolf.<p>G. Brian …

Children's Books

The First and Final Frames of Famous Films Can Teach Us a Lot about Good Filmmaking

A single frame is rarely more important than all of the others in a film, but the first and last can leave one hell of an impression.<p>In a brand new …

Filmmaking

Between creation and destruction: the art of storytelling by Oliver Jeffers

“I grew up in Belfast, everyone is storyteller there," says Oliver Jeffers sat in the offices of Harper Collins, a corporate lump of a building sat …

Design

Teachers Find Many Reasons to Use Picture Books with Middle and High School Students

At a time when the conversation about literature has been focusing on students reading increasingly complex texts, Amy Krouse Rosenthal’s picture …

Education

8 changes that were made to a classic Richard Scarry book to keep up with the times. Progress!

This Is What Happens When You Read Too Many Picture Books

It seemed such an attainable goal. All I wanted to do was read every single picture book published in America in 2016. Was that too much to ask? I …

School Libraries

Picturebook Study: The Way Back Home by Oliver Jeffers (2007)

First published in 2007, this has a carnivalesque/tall tale plot but with the slow, reflective mood of Jeffers’ later work, for example The Heart And …

UFOs

Picturebook Study: Jack and the Baked Beanstalk by Colin Stimpson (2012)

As you can see from the cover art, this picturebook has been illustrated by someone with a lot of experience in digital art — as a coffeetable book …

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