Show Me a Story!

By Leonard S. Marcus

In compelling interviews by the acclaimed Leonard S. Marcus, 21 top authors and illustrators reveal their inside stories on the art of creating picture books.

Renowned children's literature authority Leonard S. Marcus speaks with picture book creators and others – 21 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 88 full-colour plates revealing each illustrator's artistic process in fascinating, behind-the-scenes detail. Why do children love and need picture books so much? Leonard S. Marcus confirms that picture books matter because they make a difference in our children's lives.

Categories: Non-Fiction

For readers aged: 14+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780763635060
  • Published: 03 May 2012
  • Price: £12.99
  • Size: 235 x 165 mm
  • Pages: 352

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