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Author Nikolajeva, Maria.

Title How picturebooks work / Maria Nikolajeva and Carole Scott
Edition First paperback edition
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 293 pages) : illustrations
Series Children's literature and culture
Children's literature and culture.
Contents Cover; How Picturebooks Work; Copyright; Contents; Series Editor's Foreword; Acknowledgments; Illustration Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1. Whose Book Is It?; Chapter 2. Setting; Chapter 3. Characterization; Chapter 4. Narrative Perspective; Chapter 5. Time and Movement; Chapter 6. Mimesis and Modality; Chapter 7. Figurative Language, Metafiction, and Intertext; Chapter 8. Picturebook Paratexts; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index of Names; Index of Titles; Subject Index
Summary How Picturebooks Work is an innovative and engaging look at the interplay between text and image in picturebooks. The authors explore picturebooks as a specific medium or genre in literature and culture, one that prepares children for other media of communication, and they argue that picturebooks may be the most influential media of all in the socialization and representation of children. Spanning an international range of children's books, this book examine such favorites as Curious George and Frog and Toad Are Friends, along with the works of authors and i
Notes Originally published: New York : Garland, 2000
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-279) and indexes
Genre/Form Picture books.
Form Electronic book
Author Scott, Carole.
ISBN 0415979684 (paperback)
1136771441 (e-book)
9780415979689 (paperback)
9781136771446 (e-book)
Other Titles How picture books work