Daily Archives: November 19, 2016

Simplicity Is Just As Powerful

One of the books that I vividly remember reading during my childhood was “ The Giving Tree”. Built on the idea of loyalty and a constant grip on hope, Shel Silverstein’s book uses short phrases, a wide layout, and a … Continue reading

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Pulling Strings Together: How To Make a Picture Book

What struck me most when examining the pages of “Tyron The Double Dirty Rotten Cheater” by Hans Wilhelm were the contrasts presented on every page with regard to content, layout, and characterization. For example, one page would be covered by a … Continue reading

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Analysis on ‘a beam of light’–a picture book of Einstein

https://youtu.be/6VoRo7xhYoc If the video can not be loaded, please use this alternative link. And following are the original pictures in the picture book.  

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Artwork Complements Text

I have chosen “Corduroy” by Don Freeman for my fifth blog post. In the first half of the book, Corduroy is depicted as a lonely bear in a department store. Corduroy looks a bit worn as a result of his … Continue reading

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