Artist to Artist: 23 Major Illustrators Talk to Children about Their Art
Philomel Books, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 105 pages
This gorgeous collection of art (and the artists behind it) includes work by some of the world's most renowned children's book illustrators—Mitsumasa Anno, Quentin Blake, Ashley Bryan, Nancy Ekholm Burkert, Eric Carle, Tomie dePaola, Jane Dyer, Mordicai Gerstein, Robert Ingpen, Steven Kellogg, Leo Lionni, Petra Mathers, Wendell Minor, Barry Moser, Jerry Pinkney, Alice Provenson, Robert Sabuda, Matthew Reinhart, Maurice Sendak, Gennady Spirin, Chris Van Allsburg, Rosemary Wells, and Paul O. Zelinsky.
It's a remarkable and beautiful anthology that features twenty-three of the most honored and beloved artists in children’s literature, talking 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.
Self-portraits of each illustrator crown this important anthology that celebrates the artists and the art of the picture book. An event book for the ages.
Proceeds from the book will benefit the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - alizastein - LibraryThing
This unique anthology shares the personal stories, inspirations, and motivations of twenty-three artists whose illustrations grace the pages of the most admired children’s picture books. Written as ... Read full review
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I originally read this book to learn about Leo Lionni art, but there was a lot of other interesting artists in here as well. They are all very talented, and this book is very informative. Read full review
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