Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A book of pictures; also, a book illustrated with pictures.

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Examples

  • Marc Tyler Nobleman, author of Boys of Steel and many other books, representing the nonfiction side and the picture-book side.

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  • I suspect the necessity for color separations influenced some picture-book artists 'approach to color, such as Ellen Raskin.

    Old Ladies Applying Brown Paint to Acetate

  • A lot of older picture-book artists also remember creating separations by hand.

    Old Ladies Applying Brown Paint to Acetate

  • (Each month she offers an original work of art for auction to benefit the FCB.) picture-book artist and now author Giles Laroche, known for his collage technique. debut novelist Julie Berry. historical-fiction author Alisa Libby.

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  • My personal list would have a place for Ellen Raskin, now better known as a novelist but one of the masters of the picture-book form when most creators were expected to provide their own four-color separations.

    Picture Book Hall of Fame?

  • Anything by Chris Van Allsburg, who spearheaded the picture-book revival of the 1980s.

    Picture Book Hall of Fame?

  • If the spectrum starts on one end with dystopia, then in picture-book terms it surely must end in a place like the idyllic countryside depicted in Dori Chaconas's "Hurry Down to Derry Fair" Candlewick, 40 pages, $16.99 .

    The Scary Future, the Embarrassing Past

  • This suggestion is unrealistic for many children given that The Dunderheads has a picture-book format and children often begin to spurn picture books at about the age of 6 or 7 (and to crave picture books that have more than 32 pages, as this one does, one starting at 4 or 5).

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  • Each book is a colorful and often amusing collection of more than a dozen interviews (in a Q-and-A format) with well-known picture-book illustrators, typically supplemented by photos of their youthful and mature work and more.

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  • But its picture-book format may limit its appeal mainly to younger middle-schoolers. www.simonsays.com/content/book. cfm? tab = 1&pid = 411400.

    Good Poems for Middle-School Students (Grades 5, 6, 7 and 8) « One-Minute Book Reviews

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