Publisher description for Show and tell : the fine art of picture book illustration / by Dilys Evans.


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For over 30 years, Dilys Evans has been deeply involved in the fine art of children's book illustration. In 1980 she founded The Original Art, an annual exhibition in New York featuring the best children's book illustration of the year. Now, in this fascinating exploration of children's book illustration, she focuses on the work of 12 contemporary illustrators. Looking at the wide variety of artistic genius in children's books, Show and Tell teaches the reader how to look for the perfect marriage of art and text, and is an invaluable guide for anyone interested in children's books and the art of illustration.

Illustrators include:
David Wiesner
Trina Schart Hyman
Lane Smith
Brian Selznick
Bryan Collier
David Shannon
Petra Mathers
Paul O. Zelinsky
Hilary Knight
Denise Fleming
Harry Bliss
Betsy Lewin




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Illustrated children's books -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Illustrators -- United States.