Writing with Pictures: How to Write and Illustrate Children's Books

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Watson-Guptill, 1997 - Art - 271 pages
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Uri Shulevitz has written and illustrated more than 30 children's books. In 1969 he received the Caldecott Medal for his illustrations in Arthur Ransome's retelling of The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship. In 1980 The Treasure, which he wrote and illustrated, was selected as a Caldecott Honor Book. Other children's books by Uri Shulevitz include One Monday Morning, The Magician, Rain Rain Rivers (winner of a bronze medal at the 1970 Leipzig International Book Exhibition), and Dawn (given the 1975 Christopher Awards and chosen as a 1976 Honor Book by the International Board on books for Young People). Uri Shulevitz has taught the writing and illustrating of children's books at the New School for Social Research in New York City. He has also directed a summer workshop at Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York.

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This is essentially a master class in the theory and art of writing children's picture books told in four parts. Part I (Telling the Story) explains the building blocks of picture sequence, completing ... Read full review

Writing with pictures: how to write and illustrate children's books

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Shulevitz, a well-established children's author and illustrator, uses discussion and more than 600 illustrations to convey principles he follows in his work. He covers story writing briefly, but gives ... Read full review

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Uri Shulevitz has written and illustrated more than 30 children's books. In 1969 he received the Caldecott Medal for his illustrations in Arthur Ransome's retelling of The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship. In 1980 The Treasure, which he wrote and illustrated, was selected as a Caldecott Honor Book. Other children's books by Uri Shulevitz include One Monday Morning, The Magician, Rain Rain Rivers (winner of a bronze medal at the 1970 Leipzig International Book Exhibition), and Dawn (given the 1975 Christopher Awards and chosen as a 1976 Honor Book by the International Board on books for Young People). Uri Shulevitz has taught the writing and illustrating of children's books at the New School for Social Research in New York City. He has also directed a summer workshop at Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York.

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