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Author Hammond, Ruth (Illustrator), author, illustrator.

Title How to be a children's book illustrator / lead editor, Samantha Rigby ; editor, Philippa Barker ; [all chapters written & illustrated by Ruth Hammond ; foreword by Chris Chatterton ; sample stories written by Greg Dobbins].

Publication Info. Worcester, United Kingdom : 3dtotal Publishing, 2020.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    741.642 HAM    Available
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Description 265 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Statement of responsibility adapted from the table of contents page.
Contents Foreword / by Chris Chatterton -- Introduction -- Considering your audience -- Illustrating an ongoing narrative -- Telling the story -- Engagement -- Working with words -- Illustration as a profession -- Troubleshooting.
Sample stories / written by Greg Dobbins -- A dog and a cat and a frog (0-24 months) / illustrated by Cris Ramos -- This is me (2-4 years) / illustrated by Dapo Adeola -- Captain Cat and the pirate puppies (2-4 years) / illustrated by Saoirse Lou -- Splodge! (4-6 years) / illustrated by Dom "Scruffy" Murphy -- Fred the fish (4-6 years) / illustrated by Laura Proietti -- Super vegetable boy (4-6 years) / illustrated by Aurélien Galvan -- Florence the talking carrot (6-8 years) / illustrated by Kyle Beckett -- I am not a tree climber (6-8 years) / illustrated by Kate Pellerin "Poopikat".
Summary "Discover how top children's illustrators portray characters, narratives, and themes through the art of visual storytelling in this uniquely practical and inspirational handbook. Indispensable techniques are revealed alongside captivating illustrated examples, while in-depth sample stories show how the professionals approach their work. There are even tips for artists who want to write the story too!"-- Back cover.
Subject Picture books for children -- Authorship.
Illustration of books.
Children's literature -- Illustrations.
Added Author Rigby, Samantha, editor.
Philippa, Barker, editor.
Chatterton, Chris, writer of foreword.
Dobbins, Greg, author.
Ramos, Cris, illustrator.
Adeola, Dapo, illustrator.
Lou, Saoirse, illustrator.
Murphy, Dom, illustrator.
Proietti, Laura, illustrator.
Galvan, Aurelien, illustrator.
Beckett, Kyle, illustrator.
Pellerin, Kate, 1997- illustrator.
ISBN 9781912843190 hardcover
1912843196 hardcover

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