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Reading the Art in Caldecott Award Books: A Guide to the Illustrations Gail D Nordstrom

Reading the Art in Caldecott Award Books: A Guide to the Illustrations

Gail D Nordstrom

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ISBN : 9781442239234
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253 pages
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Reading the Art in Caldecott Award Books is a practical and easy-to-use reference handbook explaining what makes the art in Caldecott Medal and Honor books distinguished. It is a useful manual for librarians, teachers, and others who want to betterMoreReading the Art in Caldecott Award Books is a practical and easy-to-use reference handbook explaining what makes the art in Caldecott Medal and Honor books distinguished. It is a useful manual for librarians, teachers, and others who want to better understand picture book illustration. This book includes many useful components: .Short entries about fifty-six books .Information on styles and media .Artistic analysis of the illustrations .Appendixes on selected sources for further reading, Randolph Caldecott Medal terms and criteria, bibliography of entries, and a list of Caldecott winners .Glossary of art terms . Indexes of author-illustrator-title, media, and style This book, used as a handbook in conjunction with Caldecott Award books, provides readers with ready-to-use information they can share with children and others, while helping to build confidence in one s ability to talk about art in all picture books.