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Writing with Pictures: How to Write and Illustrate Children's Books

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Contents:

- Telling the Story

- Picture Book or Story Book?

- Picture Sequence

- The Story: A Complete Action

- Story Content

- Picture Book Characteristics

- Planning the Book

- Storyboard and Book Dummy

- Size, Scale, and Shape

- The Structure of a Printed Book

- Creating the Pictures

- The Purpose of Illustration

- Drawing Figures and Objects

- Visual References

- Picture Space and Composition

- Principles of Technique

- Style

- Preparing for Reproduction

- Printing Basics

- Color Preseparation

- Techniques for Reproduction

Synopsis:

To create a good picture book or story book, you must understand how the two differ in concept. A story book tells a story with words. Although the pictures amplify it, the story can be understood without them. The pictures have an auxiliary role, because the words themselves contain images. In contrast, a true picture book tells a story mainly or entirely with pictures.

Synopsis:

From preliminary idea to finished storyboard to finding a publisher, every step in the fascinating process of creating children's books is detailed in this guide.

About the Author

Uri Shulevitz has written and illustrated more than 30 children's books. In 1969 he received the Caldecott Medal for his illustrations in Arthur Ransome's retelling of The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship. In 1980 The Treasure, which he wrote and illustrated, was selected as a Caldecott Honor Book. Other children's books by Uri Shulevitz include One Monday Morning, The Magician, Rain Rain Rivers (winner of a bronze medal at the 1970 Leipzig International Book Exhibition), and Dawn (given the 1975 Christopher Awards and chosen as a 1976 Honor Book by the International Board on books for Young People). Uri Shulevitz has taught the writing and illustrating of children's books at the New School for Social Research in New York City. He has also directed a summer workshop at Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780823059355
Author:
Shulevitz, Uri
Publisher:
Watson-Guptill Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Picture books for children
Subject:
Authorship
Subject:
Publishing
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - Nonfiction
Subject:
Illustration of books
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - Children's Literature
Subject:
Picture books for children -- Authorship.
Subject:
Reference/Writing
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19970531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
10 COLOR AND 600 BandW ILLUS
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
10.40x8.54x.53 in. 1.82 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , To create a good picture book or story book, you must understand how the two differ in concept. A story book tells a story with words. Although the pictures amplify it, the story can be understood without them. The pictures have an auxiliary role, because the words themselves contain images. In contrast, a true picture book tells a story mainly or entirely with pictures.
"Synopsis" by , From preliminary idea to finished storyboard to finding a publisher, every step in the fascinating process of creating children's books is detailed in this guide.
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