Summer Reading B2G1 Free
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Original Essays | July 14, 2015

    Joshua Mohr: IMG Your Imagination, Your Fingerprint



    When I was in grad school, a teacher told our workshop that if a published novel is 300 pages, the writer had to generate 1,200 along the way. I... Continue »
    1. $17.50 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

      All This Life

      Joshua Mohr 9781593766030

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$15.99
New Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
Qty Store Section
17 Remote Warehouse Children's- Collections

This title in other editions

Show Me a Story!: Why Picture Books Matter: Conversations with 21 of the World's Most Celebrated Illustrators

by

Show Me a Story!: Why Picture Books Matter: Conversations with 21 of the World's Most Celebrated Illustrators Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

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 childrens literature authority Leonard S. Marcus speaks with their creators and others — twenty-one of the worlds 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 illustrators 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 childrens lives.

About the Author

CN

Product Details

ISBN:
9780763664640
Author:
Marcus, Leonard S. (edt)
Publisher:
Candlewick Press (MA)
Author:
arcus
Author:
Marcus, Leonard S.
Author:
Leonard S. M
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Subject:
art;artists;interviews;children s literature
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20130931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9.32 x 6.49 x 0.95 in 1.57 lb
Age Level:
from 12

Other books you might like

  1. Careless People Murder Mayhem & the... Used Trade Paper $8.95
  2. Dust and Shadow: An Account of the... Used Trade Paper $9.50
  3. Totally Useless History of the World Used Hardcover $5.50
  4. Murder in the First-Class Carriage:... New Trade Paper $15.95

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Art » History and Criticism
Biography » Artists, Architects, and Photographers
Children's » Collections
Children's » Nonfiction » Biographies
Children's » Nonfiction » Books and Libraries
Education » Children's Literature
Humanities » Literary Criticism » General
Reference » Books on Books
Young Adult » Nonfiction » Biographies

Show Me a Story!: Why Picture Books Matter: Conversations with 21 of the World's Most Celebrated Illustrators New Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$15.99 In Stock
Product details 352 pages Candlewick Press (MA) - English 9780763664640 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.