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Show Me a Story: Why Picture Books Matter ** S I G N E D ** 2X: Marcus, Leonard S. (Editor) Show Me a Story: Why Picture Books Matter ** S I G N E D ** 2X: Marcus, Leonard S. (Editor) Show Me a Story: Why Picture Books Matter ** S I G N E D ** 2X: Marcus, Leonard S. (Editor)

Show Me a Story: Why Picture Books Matter ** S I G N E D ** 2X

Marcus, Leonard S. (Editor)

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ISBN 10: 0763635065 / ISBN 13: 9780763635060
Published by Candlewick Press, 2012
Condition: As New Hardcover
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STATED FIRST Edition, with publishers full number line in place. * SIGNED * by the Editor, Leonard Marcus AND * ALSO SIGNED * by Christopher Raschka, one of the 21 'conversations/interviews'. Raschka included a cartoon drawing next to his name/interview, dating it in year of publication. Each interview has a small b/w photo of the illustrator. A fabulous volume for any collector. A center section of full color illustrations on glossy stock by all of the 21 renowned illustrators. A FIRST/FIRST.Mylar protected jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 001510

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Title: Show Me a Story: Why Picture Books Matter **...

Publisher: Candlewick Press

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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In compelling interviews by the acclaimed Leonard S. Marcus, twenty-one top authors and illustrators reveal their inside stories on the art of creating picture books.

Max and Mickey; Miss Nelson; Pack, Quack, and Mrs. Mallard; Pigeon; Sylvester; John Henry; and a very hungry caterpillar — these are just a few of the beloved picture book characters discussed in Show Me a Story. Renowned children’s literature authority Leonard S. Marcus speaks with their creators and others — twenty-one of the world’s most celebrated authors and illustrators
— and asks about their childhood, their inspiration, their determination, their mentors, their creative choices, and more. Amplifying these richly entertaining and thought-provoking conversations are eighty-eight full-color plates revealing each illustrator’s artistic process from sketch to near
-final artwork in fascinating, behind-the-scenes detail. Why do children love and need picture books so much? Recasting and greatly expanding on a volume published in 2002 as Ways of Telling, Leonard S. Marcus confirms that picture books matter because they make a difference in our children’s lives.

About the Author:

Leonard S. Marcus is one of the world’s leading writers about children’s books and their illustrations. His many books include The Wand in the Word: Conversations with Writers of Fantasy; Funny Business: Conversations with Writers of Comedy; Dear Genius; and others. His essays, interviews, and reviews appear in the New York Times Book Review, among other publications. About Show Me a Story!, he says, “Our favorite picture books speak to us at the start of life and continue to speak to us for the rest of our lives. I find that an amazing achievement.” Leonard S. Marcus lives in Brooklyn.

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