"Illustrating Children's Picturebooks" delves into the world of illustrated books for children of all ages. This fully illustrated book provides both a review of the world's most innovative and talented children's illustrators and practical instructions on specific techniques and design solutions. It includes discussion of how to pace content, create emotion, develop a narrative, work with perspective and abstraction, bring a character to life, define the age group, and be culturally specific to the audience. Plus, the book includes more than a dozen profiles of top illustrators from around the world.
Steven Withrow is a writer and editor, and is the author of Character Design for Graphic Novels, Vector Graphics and Illustration, and Secrets of Digital Animation. He teaches children's literature and sequential art in the continuing education program at Rhode Island School of Design.