Picture Book Month coverage round up

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Our Picture Book Month 2012 celebration draws (no pun intended!) to a close today. Here’s a cheat sheet to our coverage in case you missed anything.

New web-only articles:
– Barbara Bader on “Absorbing Pictures and What They Say
– 2012 Hans Christian Andersen Illustrator Award winner Peter Sís pays tribute to “Three Mentors
– “Over and Over,” Crescent Dragonwagon’s poignant essay about her mother, editor and author Charlotte Zolotow
– editor/publisher Patricia Lee Gauch discusses “The Picture Book as an Act of Mischief

Picture book–related content from our archives:
– author/illustrator Esther Averill asks “What Is a Picture Book?
– Great Ladies Charlotte Zolotow and Barbara Cooney on writing and illustrating picture books
– Karla Kuskin offers a reviewer’s perspective with “To Get a Little More of the Picture: Reviewing Picture Books
– eight illustrators talk shop in “Studio Views

Can’t get enough picture book love? Scholar Leonard S. Marcus writes about first impressions in his November issue article “Face Out: Picture Book Covers.” And Lolly and Robin host a lively ongoing conversation about picture books at Calling Caldecott.

Access all of our Picture Book Month 2012 coverage by clicking the tag Picture Book Month.

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Katie Bircher About Katie Bircher

Katie Bircher, assistant editor at The Horn Book, Inc., is a former bookseller and holds an MA in children's literature from Simmons College.

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