Illustrated Childrens Books is a detailed look into the design and stories of childrens books focusing on the well known illustrators and characters that have influenced readers of all agesIllustrated Childrens Books goes back and visits the history of childrens books looking at the design and characters of these well loved tales It takes us on a visual journey of the development of childrens illustrations throughout the ages the notion of childhood historical facts and the design and illustration of these memorable books Includes a foreword by the current Children's Laureate Anthony BrowneFrom classics such as John Tenniels Alice in Wonderland and Winnie the Pooh to well known illustrators such as uentin Blake this book explores the cover design character illustration and interiors of these well loved stories With commentary from some of the most renowned illustrators of the day the book examines the iconic design of childrens illustrated storytelling and provides background information on the authors and illustratorsIllustrated Childrens Books features perennial favourites such as Dr Seuss Miffy Eric Carles The Hungry Caterpillar Maurice Sendaks Where the Wild Things Are as well as recent successes such as Oliver Jeffers The Incredible Book Eating BoyWith essays from Peter Hunt and Lisa Sainsbury Peter Hunt is the Professor Emeritus in Childrens Literature at Cardiff University and awarded the International Brothers Grimm Award for services to childrens literature in 2003 Lisa Sainsbury is based at the National Centre for Research in Childrens Literature at Roehampton UniversityIllustrated Childrens Books is a detailed look into the design and stories of childrens books focusing on the well known illustrators and characters that have influenced readers of all agesIllustrated Childrens Books goes back and visits the history of childrens books looking at the design and characters of these well loved tales It takes us on a visual journey of the development of childrens illustrations throughout the ages the notion of childhood historical facts and the design and illustration of these memorable books Includes a foreword by the current Children's Laureate Anthony BrowneFrom classics such as John Tenniels Alice in Wonderland and Winnie the Pooh to well known illustrators such as uentin Blake this book explores the cover design character illustration and interiors of these well loved stories With commentary from some of the most renowned illustrators of the day the book examines the iconic design of childrens illustrated storytelling and provides background information on the authors and illustratorsIllustrated Childrens Books features perennial favourites such as Dr Seuss Miffy Eric Carles The Hungry Caterpillar Maurice Sendaks Where the Wild Things Are as well as recent successes such as Oliver Jeffers The Incredible Book Eating BoyWith essays from Peter Hunt and Lisa Sainsbury Peter Hunt is the Professor Emeritus in Childrens Literature at Cardiff University and awarded the International Brothers Grimm Award for services to childrens literature in 2003 Lisa Sainsbury is based at the National Centre for Research in Childrens Literature at Roehampton University