How Picturebooks Work
Maria Nikolajeva and Carole Scott
Routledge, 2006 (originally published by Garland in 2000)
SUMMARYPicturebooks appeal to all readers -- young and old. They provide common ground between generations and -- perhaps more than any other literary or artistic medium -- shape the representation and socialization of children. Explores a new methodology, groundbreaking theories, terminology, and working tools for understanding the dynamic picturebook form.
Whose Book is It?
Time and Movement
Mimesis and Modality
Figurative Language, Metafiction, and Intertext