100 Great Children's Picturebooks by Martin Salisbury


100 Great Children's Picturebooks by Martin Salisbury

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.


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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216 pages


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Publication date

13th April 2015



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