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This attractive title will be a boon for librarians, teachers, students, and anyone else who wants to learn to look at and talk about the art in children's books, as well as better understand the stories behind the pictures.
"At last, [Dilys Evans'] wisdom appears in print. The children's illustration field has needed this book for decades! Julie Cummins, former coordinator, Office of Children's Services, New York Public Library
THE BULLETIN OF THE CENTER FOR CHILDREN'S BOOKS
...art-focused young people of middle-school age or higher would find much to contemplate here.
SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL, STARRED REVIEW
An enlightening must-read for all picture-book enthusiasts.
Even if you've had come of their art at home for years, or all your life for that matter, Evans's handsomely produced album will tempt you to take it out, and to see it with new eyes.
I like it very much!
It's a very helpful and inspiring book to read!
Non other to compare it to.
All of us who read to children will know, often by heart, many of the illustrated children's books featured in this splendid canvass of the best of the genre by Dilys Evans. Read morePublished on January 20, 2013 by David R. Anderson