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ERIC Number: EJ537370
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0034-0502
Illustrations, Text, and the Child Reader: What Are Pictures in Children's Storybooks for?
Fang, Zhihui
Reading Horizons, v37 n2 p130-42 1996
Delineates the main functions of illustrations in relation to text in picture books. Examines the significance of illustrations to readers. Focuses on picture storybooks because they are most common among young children. Notes that illustrations in picture books are meant to delight, capture attention, amplify or tell a story, teach a concept, and develop appreciation and awareness in children. (RS)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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