This unique new look at children's picturebooks combines material from art education, research into how children learn, and the author's background as a practicing artist. It offers a thorough, thoughtful examination of applicable theories that draw together research from the fields of verbal and visual literacy and literacy and artistic response. Numerous practical suggestions are provided for increasing future teachers' understanding of the value of picturebooks in a literacy curriculum, as well as dozens of ideas for promoting literacy and language arts proficiency by involving youngsters and older children in picturebooks.
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Book Description Pearson, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110023635355