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Show and Tell

Exploring the Fine Art of Children's Book Illustration

By Dilys Evans

8-1/2 x 10 in; 144 pp;
full-color illustrations throughout
Hardcover
March 2008
ISBN 9780811849715
ISBN10 0811849716

SKU# 9780811849715

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For over 30 years, Dilys Evans has been deeply involved in the fine art of children's book illustration. In 1980 she foundedThe Original Art, an annual exhibition in New York featuring the best children's book illustration of the year. Now, in thisfas...
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Show and Tell

For over 30 years, Dilys Evans has been deeply involved in the fine art of children's book illustration. In 1980 she foundedThe Original Art, an annual exhibition in New York featuring the best children's book illustration of the year. Now, in thisfascinating exploration of children's book illustration, she focuses on the work of 12 contemporary illustrators. Lookingat the wide variety of artistic genius in children's books, Show and Tell teaches the reader how to look for the perfect marriage of art and text, and is an invaluable guide for anyone interested in children's books and the art of illustration.

Illustrators include:
David Wiesner
Trina Schart Hyman
Lane Smith
Brian Selznick
Bryan Collier
David Shannon
Petra Mathers
Paul O. Zelinsky
Hilary Knight
Denise Fleming
Harry Bliss
Betsy Lewin

 

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8-1/2 x 10 in; 144 pp;
full-color illustrations throughout
Hardcover
March 2008
ISBN 9780811849715
ISBN10 0811849716
Dilys Evans is agent and president of Dilys Evans Fine Illustration LLC. She is an accomplished author, curator, and speaker who has advised Caldecott committees and has worked with many acclaimed illustrators in the children's book business. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Media Reviews

Show and Tell

ìThis attractive title will be a boon for librarians, teachers, students, and anyone else who wants to learn to look at and talk about the art in children\\\'s books, as well as better understand the stories behind the pictures.î

Booklist2008-09-15 00:00:00

Show and Tell

ìEven if you\\\'ve had come of their art at home for years, or all your life for that matter, Evans\\\'s handsomely produced album will tempt you to take it out, and to see it with new eyes.î

Kirkus Reviews0000-00-00 00:00:00

Show and Tell

ì...art-focused young people of middle-school age or higher would find much to contemplate here.î

The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books2008-04-01 00:00:00

Show and Tell

ìAn enlightening must-read for all picture-book enthusiasts.î

School Library Journal, Starred Review0000-00-00 00:00:00