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INF 382V
Visual Resources for Youth

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MacCann, Donnarae and Olga Richard. The Child's First Books: A Critical Study of Pictures and Text. New York: H.W. Wilson, 1973. Z 1023 M25, PCL Stacks.
Ch.3: Graphic Elements (23-46)
Ch. 5: Book Design (73-78)

Nodelman, Perry. The Pleasures Of Children's Literature. White Plains, NY: Longman, 1996. Z 1037 A1 N63 1992, PCL Stacks.
Ch. 11. Picture Books (215-244)

Alderson, Brian. Sing a Song for Sixpence: The English Picture Book Tradition and Randolph Caldecott. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, in association with the British Library, 1986. PN 1009 A1 A39 1986, PCL Stacks.

Hunt, Peter, Ed. Children's Literature: An Illustrated History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995. PR 990 C498 1995 PCL Stacks

MacCann, Donnarae and Olga Richard. The Child's First Books: A Critical Study of Pictures and Text. New York: H.W. Wilson, 1973. Z1023 M25, PCL Stacks.
Ch. 1: Historical Perspective. (11-18)

Meek, M. "The Critical Challenge of the World in Books for Children." Children's Literature In Education 26 (1995) : 5.

Smith, Lillian The Unreluctant Years: A Critical Approach to Children's Literature. Chicago IL: ALA, 1991. Originally published in 1953. PN 1009 A1 56 1991, PCL Stacks.
Ch. 8. Picture Books (105-120)

Gombrich, E.H. The Image and the Eye: Further Studies in the Psychology of Pictoral Representation. Ithica NY: Cornell University Press, 1982. N71 G65 Fine Arts Library.

Cott, Jonathan. Victorian Color Picture Books. NY: Stonjill Pub. Co., 1983; PN 1009 A1 V5 1983, PCL Stacks.
Preface. "A Dialog with Maurice Sendak." (vii-xxi)

Marantz, Sylvia S. Picture Books for Looking & Learning: Awakening Visual Perceptions through the Art of Children's Books. Oryx Press, 1992. N 7430.5 M28 1992, Fine Arts Library.


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