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Show Me a Story! free pdf In compelling interviews by the acclaimed Leonard S. Marcus, twenty-one top authors and illustrators reveal their inside stories on the art of creating picture books. Max and Mickey- Miss Nelson- Pack, Quack, and Mrs. Mallard- Pigeon- Sylvester- John Henry- and a very hungry caterpillar these are just a few of the beloved picture book characters discussed in "Show Me a Story." Renowned children s literature authority Leonard S. Marcus speaks with their creators and others twenty-one of the world s most celebrated authors and illustrators and asks about their childhood, their inspiration, their determination, their mentors, their creative choices, and more. Amplifying these richly entertaining and thought-provoking conversations are eighty-eight full-color plates revealing each illustrator s artistic process from sketch to near-final artwork in fascinating, behind-the-scenes detail. Why do children love and need picture books so much? Recasting and greatly expanding on a volume published in 2002 as "Ways of Telling," Leonard S. Marcus confirms that picture books matter because they make a difference in our children s lives."

About Leonard S Marcus

Leonard S. Marcus is one of the world s leading writers about children s books and their illustrations. His many books include "The Wand in the Word: Conversations with Writers of Fantasy"- "Funny Business: Conversations with Writers of Comedy"- "Dear Genius"- and others. His essays, interviews, and reviews appear in the New York Times Book Review, among other publications. About "Show Me a Story!," he says, "Our favorite picture books speak to us at the start of life and continue to speak to us for the rest of our lives. I find that an amazing achievement." Leonard S. Marcus lives in Brooklyn."

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Author : Leonard S Marcus
Publisher : Candlewick Press,U.S.
Data Published :
ISBN : 0763664642
EAN : 9780763664640
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 309 pages
Age + : 10-14 years
Language : English
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