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The Very Best of Children's Book Illustration

[Society Of Illustrators]

ISBN 10: 089134540X / ISBN 13: 9780891345404
Published by North Light Books, 1993
Used Condition: NF Hardcover
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Near Fine, attractive bookplate to ffep, in a fine DJ, as new; Fine illustrated children's books selected for honors by the Society of Illustrators. Exhibition catalog for exhibit held in 1992 in New York City. Jury included Jerry Pinkney, Ted Lewin, Peter Sis and others. 1992 Gold Medals were awarded to Leo and Diane Dillon for Northern Lullaby, Richard McGuire for The Orange Book, Silver to William Joyce for Bentley & egg. ; First; illustrated boards; 4to 11" - 13" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 33086

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Title: The Very Best of Children's Book ...

Publisher: North Light Books

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Illustrated by Multiple

Book Condition:NF

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition

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If you dream of writing and illustrating a children's book - and getting it published - you're not alone. You want to know what it is that successfully published illustrators do that gets them the top authors and books.
This book will help you see what the difference is. It displays, in full color, the very best in contemporary American children's book illustration as selected by the Society of Illustrators for The Original Art Exhibition 1992. More than 500 of the best children's book illustrators and publishers submit newly published children's books to a jury of respected experts such as Alan Cober, Charles Santore, Ted Lewin and Joanna Long.
Here you'll find the work of the finalists chosen by this distinguished panel to be included in the annual exhibition in New York. The 160 artists represented here include renowned children's book illustrators such as Richard Egielski, Anita Lobel, Leo and Diane Dillon, Trina Schart Hyman, and Jerry Pinkney, as well as up-and-coming talent such as David Wiesner, Chris Raschka, and Henrik Drescher.
From this book, you'll find out what's selling and which types of art are being selected for which types of books. You'll find a short caption for each piece, offering valuable information about the book, including its author, publisher, the story it tells, and the medium in which the illustrator worked. You'll also discover new talent. But most of all, you'll be inspired by the range and beauty of the art itself.

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