Show and Tell: Exploring the Fine Art of Children's Book Illustration

Author(s): Dilys Evans

Children's & YA

For over 30 years, Dilys Evans has been deeply involved in the fine art of children's book illustration. In 1980 she founded The Original Art, an annual exhibition in New York featuring the best children's book illustration of the year. Now, in this fascinating exploration of children's book illustration, she focuses on the work of 12 contemporary illustrators. Looking at the wide variety of artistic genius in children's books, "Show and Tell" teaches the reader how to look for the perfect marriage of art and text, and is an invaluable guide for anyone interested in children's books and the art of illustration.


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"At last, [Dilys Evans'] wisdom appears in print. The children's illustration field has needed this book for decades! -- Julie Cummins, former coordinator, Office of Children's Services, New York Public Library

Dilys Evans is an accomplished author, curator, and speaker who has advised Caldecott committees and has worked with many of the most acclaimed illustrators in the children's book business.

General Fields

  • : 9780811849715
  • : 58075
  • : 58075
  • : February 2008
  • : 262mm X 207mm X 19mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Dilys Evans
  • : Hardback
  • : 408
  • : 741.642
  • : 144
  • : Full colour illustrations