100 Great Children's Picturebooks by Martin Salisbury
  

100 Great Children's Picturebooks

Written by Martin Salisbury
Illustrated by

Synopsis

100 Great Children's Picturebooks by Martin Salisbury

This unashamed visual feast celebrates the best designed and illustrated picturebooks from around the world over the past one hundred years. Each book is a creation of genius and inventiveness, and their design and illustration represent such diverse trends as the Russian Constructivists, Italian Futurists and Postwar Neo-romantics. They are also mirrors of their times reflecting social concerns from a child's and family's perspectives throughout the twentieth and into the twenty-first century. Fearlessly confronting the frontiers between a child's picturebook and art, this is a collection of books that anyone with an interest in design, illustration or simply children's literature should know about.

Reviews

100 Great Children's Picturebooks is filled to the brim with a luscious and dreamy as well as a graphic and minimal collection of illustrated works that will whisk you away, whether you're seven or 70. Publisher Laurence King should include a label warning readers that this title is known to cause book lust. - AIGA Eye on Design

About the Author

Martin Salisbury is Professor of Illustration at Cambridge School of Art in Anglia Ruskin University, where he designed and leads the UK's first Masters programme in children's book illustration. Among his books on the subject are Play Pen: New Children's Book Illustration (2007) and Children's Picturebooks (2011).

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
216 pages

Author

Martin Salisbury
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Publisher

Laurence King Publishing

Publication date

1st March 2015

ISBN

9781780674087


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