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Side by Side

Five Favorite Picture-book Teams Go To Work

By Leonard S. Marcus, 1950-

Have you ever wondered how a picture book is made? The process is similar to the way we play a team sport, put on a play, or build a sandcastle-through collaboration. Writers and illustrators collaborate in a variety of ways. Sometimes they start as friends who choose to work together. Sometimes they become friends through the work they do. And sometimes they find that their feelings and styles change to the point where they can no longer work together. Each collaborative team and venture is unique.

Side by Side focuses on five famous author/illustrator teams and favorite books they have published:
- Arthur Yorinks/Richard Egielski & Louis the Fish
- Alice Provensen/Martin Provensen & The Glorious Flight
- Jon Scieszka/Lane Smith/Molly Leach & The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales
- Julius Lester/Jerry Pinkney & Sam and the Tigers
- Joanna Cole/Bruce Degen & The Magic School Bus Explores the Senses

Personal anecdotes, edited manuscripts, sketches, and dummy book pages show the give-and-take that goes on between authors, illustrators, editors, and designers as they are working on projects they feel passionate about. By taking readers behind the scenes of these works in progress, Marcus gives us insight into how teamwork, cooperation, and friendship play a role in shaping the creative process, and will inspire readers to view their own team effort in fresh new ways.

Format

Book

Availability

1 available at Main (Downtown)
  • C 070.573 Mar, Children's NonFiction

Publish Date

2001

ISBN

0802787789


Format: Book
Author: Marcus, Leonard S., 1950-
Summary: Describes the process by which several teams of authors and illustrators have created such picture books as "Louis the Fish," "The Glorious Flight," "The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales," "Sam and the Tigers," and "The Magic School Bus Explores the Senses."
Title: Side by side : five favorite picture-book teams go to work / Leonard S. Marcus.
Publisher Date: New York : Walker & Company, 2001.
Subject: Picture books for children -- Publishing -- United States -- Juvenile literature. Authors, American -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature. Illustrators -- United States -- Juvenile literature. Children's literature -- Authorship -- Juvenile literature Children's literature -- Illustrations -- Juvenile literature.
Isbn: 0802787789 0802787797 (lib. bdg.)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 1
System Items Total: 1
Call Number: 070.573 Mar
Oclc: 47074155
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Bib Id: 176038

Format: Book
Author: Marcus, Leonard S., 1950-
Summary: Describes the process by which several teams of authors and illustrators have created such picture books as "Louis the Fish," "The Glorious Flight," "The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales," "Sam and the Tigers," and "The Magic School Bus Explores the Senses."
Title: Side by side : five favorite picture-book teams go to work / Leonard S. Marcus.
Publisher, Date: New York : Walker & Company, 2001.
Description: 64 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Subjects: Picture books for children -- Publishing -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: Authors, American -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: Illustrators -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: Children's literature -- Authorship -- Juvenile literature
Subjects: Children's literature -- Illustrations -- Juvenile literature.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN: 2001026344
ISBN: 0802787789
ISBN: 0802787797 (lib. bdg.)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 1
Call Number: 070.573 Mar