Text and Illustrations in Children's Literature Analytical Essay by The Research Group

Text and Illustrations in Children's Literature
This paper considers the interplay between text and illustrations in children's books.
# 74452 | 675 words | 0 sources | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in Literature (Children) , Education (General) , Art (General) , Child, Youth Issues (General)


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Description:

In this article, the writer studies the interaction between text and illustrations in children's books. The writer explains the importance of illustrations in children's literature. In this paper, to demonstrate the study, the writer uses specifically the book "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" written by Judi Barrett and illustrated by Ron Barrett.

From the Paper:

"In order for children's books to accomplish their objectives, there must be a marriage between the text of the story and the illustrations which support it. In many cases, the illustrator produces artwork that not only illustrates the story but helps to create a vivid mood that enhances the author's text. Such is the case with "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs" a children's book written by Judi Barrett and illustrated by Ron Barrett. The author's fanciful tale of the town of Chew and Swallow benefits greatly from the illustrator's detailed ... "

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