In compelling interviews by the acclaimed Leonard S. Marcus, twenty-one top authors and illustrators reveal their inside stories on the art of creating picture books.
Max and Mickey; Miss Nelson; Pack, Quack, and Mrs. Mallard; Pigeon; Sylvester; John Henry; and a very hungry caterpillar these are just a few of the beloved picture book characters discussed in "Show Me a Story." Renowned children s literature authority Leonard S. Marcus speaks with their creators and others twenty-one of the world s most celebrated authors and illustrators
and asks about their childhood, their inspiration, their determination, their mentors, their creative choices, and more. Amplifying these richly entertaining and thought-provoking conversations are eighty-eight full-color plates revealing each illustrator s artistic process from sketch to near
-final artwork in fascinating, behind-the-scenes detail. Why do children love and need picture books so much? Recasting and greatly expanding on a volume published in 2002 as "Ways of Telling," Leonard S. Marcus confirms that picture books matter because they make a difference in our children s lives."
Show Me a Story!
Why Picture Books Matter - Conversations with 21 of the World's Most Celebrated Illustrators
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