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A picture book combines visual and verbal narratives in a book format, most often aimed at young children. The images in picture books use a range of media such as oil paints, acrylics, watercolor and pencil. Two of the earliest books with something like the format picture books still retain now were Heinrich Hoffmann's Struwwelpeter from 1845 and Beatrix Potter's The Tale of Peter Rabbit from 1902. Some of the best-known picture books are Robert McCloskey's Make Way for Ducklings, Dr. Seuss' The Cat In The Hat, and Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are. The Caldecott Medal (established 1 ...more
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“ If a picture paints a thousand words, then a naked picture paints a thousand words without any vowels.... ”
Each month a theme will be set with a suggested book for each age group (adult, young adult, 8-1…more
[close] Each month a theme will be set with a suggested book for each age group (adult, young adult, 8-12 years, young children). You do not have to stick to your age group, it's just to provide a little something for everyone. Some months adult themes may be included, there will be a warning given prior if this is the case. If you add a book to the tbr please let a moderator know the key themes, genres and age range that it falls under.
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[close] This is a place for authors to share their stories with how their writing has played a significant role in a child's life. It is also a place for knowledge sharing in writing or illustrating a picture book. Feel free to also post surveys to help you decide on the path to take to maximize your sales.
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Reviews are crucial for authors. This group is a place for authors to swap reviews, and for read…more
[close] Reviews are crucial for authors. This group is a place for authors to swap reviews, and for readers to access children's books in exchange for a review.
7 members, last active one year ago
Are you an author, illustrator, publisher, promoter, reviewer of Picture Books? If so, come join…more
[close] Are you an author, illustrator, publisher, promoter, reviewer of Picture Books? If so, come join the group and tell us about your books!
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