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Children's picturebooks : the art of visual storytelling / Martin Salisbury with Morag Styles.

Salisbury, Martin. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781856697385
  • ISBN: 185669738X
  • Description: 192 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
  • Publisher: London, Eng. : Laurence King Publishing, 2012.

Available copies

  • 8 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 9 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Endicott College General Collection PN 1009 .A1 S255 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 741.642/Salisbury (Text to phone) Available -
Middlesex - Bedford Campus Children's Children's NC965.85 .S25 2012 [MCC only] (Text to phone) Available -
Montserrat College of Art Stacks PN 1009 A1 S255 2012 (Text to phone) Checked out 11/15/2014
Northern Essex - Haverhill Campus Stacks NC965 .S225 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Peabody Main Adult Nonfiction NEW PN 1009 .A1 S255 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Salem Adult Non-Fiction 741.642/SALISBURY (Text to phone) Available -
Salem State ERA Education Resource Area Educ. Res. PN 1009 .A1 S255 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Wakefield Adult Nonfiction (2nd Floor) 741.642 Salisbury (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-188) and index.
Contents Note: A brief history of the picturebook -- The picturebook maker's art -- The picturebook and the child -- Word and image, word as image -- Suitable for children? -- Print and process : the shock of the old -- The children's publishing industry.
Summary: Children's picturebooks are the very first books we encounter, and they form an important, constantly evolving, and dynamic sector of the publishing world. But what does it take to create a successful picturebook for children? In seven chapters, this book covers the key stages of conceiving a narrative, creating a visual language and developing storyboards and design of a picturebook. The book includes interviews with leading children's picturebook illustrators, as well as case studies of their work. The picturebooks and artists featured hail from Australia, Belgium, Cuba, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, the UK and the USA. In this publication, Martin Salisbury and Morag Styles introduce us to the world of children's picturebooks, providing a solid background to the industry while exploring the key concepts and practices that have gone into the creation of successful picturebooks.
Styles, Morag. (Added Author).

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Alternate Title: Children's picture books

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