Week 4: Podcasts


Hoffman, Heinrich. Der Struwwelpeter, 1917. https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=465897


Randolph Caldecott. Public domain. https//commons.wikiemdia.org/w/index.php?curid=1577408












Podcast 1: Picturebooks, basic definition and history highlights

Podcast 2: Picturebooks as objects


Sources for exploration:

  • Nodelman, P. (1999). Decoding the images: Illustration and picture books. In Peter Hunt (ed.) Understanding children’s literature, 69-80.
  • Popova, M (n.d.) A Brief History of Children’s Picture Books and the Art of Visual Storytelling. Brainpickings.  Available at https://www.brainpickings.org/2012/02/24/childrens-picturebooks/
  • Sendak, M. (1988). Caldecott & Co: Notes on books and pictures. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.
  • Reynolds, K. (2010). Radical children’s literature: Future visions and aesthetic transformations in juvenile fiction. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Especially pp.24-34.

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