Rampant with color or austerely black and white; microscopically detailed or bold and simple; familiar and realistic or pure visual invention--the styles and subjects of children's books illustration are far-ranging. This first comprehensive survey of American children's book illustration, from the turn of the century to the present, documents this fact with works by such well-known artists as N.C. Wyeth, Chris van Allsburg, Maurice Sendak, Dr. Seuss, Edward Gorey, Richard Scarry, and many others. 240 illustrations, 120 in ...

Myth Magic & Mystery 1996, Roberts Rinehart Publishers, Boulder, CO

ISBN-13: 9781570980794

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