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Shaun Tan invites you into his studio - YouTube

Academy Award winner, illustrator and author Shaun Tan takes you through the creative process in the privacy of his studio. Shaun Tan's award winning animati...
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Shows that a quick, messy picture is what this illustrator starts with. It's not all about 'confidently drawing stuff' but having the 'freedom to make mistakes' as you draw. 

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Here I Am by Patti Kim Book Trailer - YouTube

Experience a young boy's journey to a new life in a new country, a new world full of possibility, and a new future of hope. This wordless picture book tells ...
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Book trailer for the wordless picture book Here I am. The story of a child's move to a new land and the challenges, all with no text and a watercolour aesthetic. 

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12 Books to Encourage Children to Look at Art

12 Books to Encourage Children to Look at Art | Visual & digital texts | Scoop.it
The books on this booklist introduce kids to art and artists in the comfort of their own homes. Several books include reproductions of great artwork (e.g. Vincent's Colors, Feed Matisse's Fish, I S...

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Nice links here to picture books for classroom use as well. 

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Mark Tipping's curator insight, March 24, 2014 2:59 AM

This page contains a list of 12 children's books about art. The books are a great way of integrating literature with art and introducing students to different  artists and artistic styles.

 

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Thanks, Maurice - Slide Show: NYTimes

Thanks, Maurice - Slide Show: NYTimes | Visual & digital texts | Scoop.it
Artists and designers pay tribute to Maurice Sendak.
Nice one - lets roar our appreciative roars for Maurice!
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Picturing Books: Celebrating Picture Books

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Picturing Books: Celebrating Picture Books...

A helpful overview of elements of picture books and book reviews.

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Aaron Becker

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wordportfolio website for illustration and film design

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A wordless picturebook, with an author website, giving a book trailer and making of information. 

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Wordless Picture Books

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SomeExplore Reading Rockets's hand-picked collection of Pins about Wordless Picture Books on Pinterest. | See more about picture books, underground railroad and googly eyes.

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Some wordless picture books reviewed via pinterest with links to Amazon to see more. 

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Rich language teamed with engaging images, but teachers need to know how to engage kids with the multiple meanings and develop informed responses 

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iPad Creative - iPad Creative Blog - Cinderella 3D iPad Book - Kids Will Love This

iPad Creative - iPad Creative Blog - Cinderella 3D iPad Book - Kids Will Love This | Visual & digital texts | Scoop.it

Seems to have some more purposeful interactivity that enhances some of the story or character features, as well as some fun 'bells and whistles" too

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