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A list of book titles and online resources concerning art and illustrators in children's literature.
Artist to artist: 23 major illustrators talk to children about their art by
Call Number: JUV NC965 .A775 2007
In this remarkable and beautiful anthology featuring the likes of Maurice Sendak, Robert Sabuda, Rosemary Wells, and Eric Carle, twenty-three of the most honored and beloved artists in children’s literature talk informally to children—sharing secrets about their art and how they began their adventures into illustration. Fold-out pages featuring photographs of their early work, their studios and materials, as well as sketches and finished art create an exuberant feast for the eye that will attract both children and adults.
Meet the authors and illustrators : 60 creators of favorite children's books talk about their work by
Call Number: REF PS490 .K68 1991 v.1
This multivolume work features 60 authors / llustrators per volume.
Talking with artists. Volume two : conversations with Thomas B. Allen, Mary Jane Begin, Floyd Cooper, Julie Downing, Denise Fleming, Sheila Hamanaka, Kevin Henkes, William Joyce, Maira Kalman, Deborah Nourse Lattimore, Brian Pinkney, Vera B. Williams and by
Call Number: REF NC975 .T34 1995
(2 vols.) Interviews with a dozen popular illustrators in each volume.
A treasury of the great children's book illustrators by
Call Number: NC965 .M49 1987
This captivating survey profiles the lives and works of the most influential children's book illustrators, focusing primarily on the now-classic works of Edward Lear, Randolph Caldecott, Kate Greenaway, Beatrix Potter, Ernest Shepard, Arthur Rackham, Edmund Dulac, Kay Nielsen, N.C. Wyeth, and other Victorian artists. 252 illustrations, 93 in color.
Illustrators of children's books, 1946-1956 by
Call Number: REF NC965 .M59 1744-1945
(4 vols.) This continuing work begins with essays on book illustration followed by brief biographies and bibliographies of illustrators. Use the index in the most recent volume to locate your illustrator. Covers illustrators from 1744-1976.
When we were young : two centuries of children's book illustration by
Call Number: NC965 .F42 1977
The Encyclopedia of Writing and Illustrating Children's Books by
Call Number: PN147.5 .M36 2008
Publication Date: 2008-10-21
The latest in our best selling Encyclopedia of Art series now focuses on a popular topic for both writers and illustrators: how to make, craft, and sell children’s books.
2013 Children's Writer's and Illustrator's Market by
Call Number: PN147.5 .C48 2012
Publication Date: 2012-09-21
The Most Trusted Guide to the World of Children's Publishing If you write or illustrate for young readers with the hope of getting published, the 2013 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market is the trusted resource you need.
Tomie dePaola by
Call Number: PS3554.E1147 Z65 1999
Publication Date: 1999-10-25
Tomie dePaola is among the best-known, best-loved artist/authors creating books for children today. His art and his stories, filled with imagination, humor, elegance, and curiosity, emanate from a love of life reflected in everything he does.
Virginia Lee Burton by
Call Number: PS3503.U738 Z65 2002
Publication Date: 2002-10-10
Popular Children's illustrator Loren Long talks about his humbling experience illustrating for President Barack Obama's children's book, Of Thee I Sing.
Internet Resources for Children's Illustrators