Words about Pictures; The Narrative Art of Children's Picture Books
Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1988. First edition. Hardcover. 318p + 16p of black-and-white ills. As new / very good. Item #30976
"Nodelman explores the various means by which pictures tell stories: design, style, code, tension, action, irony, and rhythm." Discusses the relationship between text and pictures in books for all ages by many illustrators--Anno, Burkert, Burton, Dillon, Hurd, Jeffers, Kent, Lobel, McDermott, Potter, Pyle, Scarry, Sendak, Shepherd, Steig, Van Allsburg, Wildsmith, and many more. Some books are singled out for more detailed analysis. (Ingram POD in print at $99.95).
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