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Stephanie Owen Reader reviews new picture books

Stephanie Owen Reeder
Monday, 31 March 2014

A good picture book melds a well-crafted text with illustrations that interpret and extend the narrative. The illustrator’s choice of artistic style is central to how effectively this combined narrative is communicated to readers.

Australian Children’s Laureate Jackie French and illustrator Bruce Whatley have had a long and successful collaborative relat ...