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Play Pen: New Children's Book Illustration

4.48 of 5 stars 4.48  ·  rating details  ·  54 ratings  ·  11 reviews
Once dismissed as a cozy world of teddy bears and fairies, the arrival on the scene of numerous highly original, contemporary, and "cool" graphic artists in recent years has transformed perceptions of children's book illustration. Children now grow up with a more informed and sophisticated visual diet—with cartoons, animated movies, comics, TV, and computer games—consuming ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published October 11th 2007 by Laurence King Publishing
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First of all, gorgeous book! Interesting, graphic style illustrators. I liked learning about the professional side of illustration children's books and some of the artists are new favourites of mine, so that's nice for me.
ثريا بترجي
هذا الكتاب اصدار انجليزي حديث جدا عام 2007
من نظرة سريعه ندرك مدى تطور
رسومات قصص الأطفال في الفترةالأخيرة

يبدو لي أن رسومات قصص الأطفال اصبح لها موضات كأي شيء آخر
اذا لم نكن متابعين لكل جديد..
في خلال سنوات قليلة حنصير "موضه قديمه"؟؟
Huda
Jan 02, 2009 Huda rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommended to Huda by: بركات كتابنا
لدي أمل، بأن أحمل بين يدي كتاب عربي كهذا الكتاب
:)ذكرني بدليل كُتاب و رسامي أدب الأطفال في المملكة
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ذاك الكتاب الذي كان ولايزال له فرحة خاصة
John Hamilton
A must for anyone interested in children's illustration and a great guide for budding illustrators
Nojood Alsudairi
I only know one of the illustrators! Can you belive it? No mention of Lauren Child! How strange!
PJ Ebbrell
Some great work, but the text type leaves a lot to be desired as it is difficult to read.
Erica Chang
my fave illustrators in this book are ragnar aalbu and marina sagona
Natalie
Very cool guide to top design minded children's illustrators.
Diana Habashneh
great examples of children illustrations
Susana
Lindo maravilhoso
Alshaimaa
great book:)
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Martin studied illustration at Maidstone College of Art (now part of the University of the Creative Arts) in the 1970s. He has worked as an illustrator and painter ever since. In recent years his work has focused mainly on the area of children’s book illustration, painting for exhibition and writing on the subject of drawing and illustration.

Martin regularly contributes to Artists & Illustrato
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