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ERIC Number: EJ672778
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0045-6713
Humor, Simplicity, and Experimentation in the Picture Books of Jon Agee.
Cashore, Kristin
Children's Literature in Education, v34 n2 p147-81 Jun 2003
Notes that in his 20-year tenure as a picture book artist, Jon Agee, has produced a number of books that greatly vary in appearance. Provides examples of Agee's evolution as an artist while demonstrating his metafictive experimentation with artistic conventions, his play with concepts of reality and impossibility, and his abundant talent for simplicity, funniness, and beauty. (PM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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