Picture book month continues

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Esther Averill

I hope you all caught Barbara Bader’s picture essay last Thursday, “Absorbing Pictures and What They Say.” It’s not to be missed!

Today, we’ve posted an oldie: Esther Averill’s “What Is a Picture Book?” from 1957 in which she discusses the difference between picture books & illustrated books, and the Caldecott Medal’s first twenty years. Check it out here.

Robin and I apologize for our lack of new book posts lately. We’ve both been laid low with a combination of heavy work load and health issues. Worry about houses and family members during the recent storm didn’t help, either.

We will both bounce back soon, I promise!

 

 

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Lolly Robinson About Lolly Robinson

Lolly Robinson is the designer and production manager for The Horn Book, Inc. She has degrees in studio art and children's literature and teaches children's and adolescent literature at Harvard University's Graduate School of Education. She has served on the Caldecott and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award committees.

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