Perry nodelman words about pictures pdf
Words about Pictures by Perry NodelmanA pioneering study of a unique narrative form, Words about Pictures examines the special qualities of picture books--books intended to educate or tell stories to young children. Drawing from a number of aesthetic and literary sources, Perry Nodelman explores the ways in which the interplay of the verbal and visual aspects of picture books conveys more narrative information and stimulation than either medium could achieve alone. Moving from baby books, alphabet books, and word books to such well-known childrens picture books as Nancy Ekholm Burkerts Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Gerald McDermotts Arrow to the Sun, Maurice Sendaks Where the Wild Things Are, and Chris Van Allsburgs The Garden of Abdul Gasazi, Nodelman reveals how picture-book narrative is affected by the exclusively visual information of picture-book design and illustration as well as by the relationships between pictures and their complementary texts.
Words about Pictures : The Narrative Art of Children's Picture Books
Trim size: 6. An exceptionally rich book, Words About Pictures asks you to think and read and look and look again. It will open your eyes. Thoughtful and thought provoking, Nodelman's discussion ranges over topics such as the ways pictures communicate information, style as meaning, the contextual meaning of visual objects, irony, and rhythms of narrative. Nodelman brings the disciplines of psychology and art history, of semiotics and reader-response theory, as well as insights from an eclectic cadre of other disciplines to this book.
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Using Images to Bring Your Book to Life