Audiobooks Show Me a Story!: Why Picture Books Matter: Conversations with 21 of the World's Most Celebrated Illustrators –

In compelling interviews by the acclaimed Leonard S Marcus, twenty one top authors and illustrators reveal their inside stories on the art of creating picture booksMax and Mickey Miss Nelson Pack, Quack, and Mrs Mallard Pigeon Sylvester John Henry and a very hungry caterpillar these are just a few of the beloved picture book characters discussed in Show Me a Story Renowned childrens literature authority Leonard S Marcus speaks with their creators and others twenty one of the worlds most celebrated authors and illustrators and asks about their childhood, their inspiration, their determination, their mentors, their creative choices, andAmplifying these richly entertaining and thought provoking conversations are eighty eight full color plates revealing each illustrators artistic process from sketch to near final artwork in fascinating, behind the scenes detail Why do children love and need picture books so much Recasting and greatly expanding on a volume published inas Ways of Telling, Leonard S Marcus confirms that picture books matter because they make a difference in our childrens lives