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.