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The history of picturebooks

Read 'A Brief History of Children's Picture Books and the Art of Visual Storytelling' by Maria Popova.
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This online article gives a history of picturebooks. As you read it, keep notes of ideas you find particularly interesting. We will discuss these in the next step.

Click the image below to go to the article (you may want to right click and open in a new tab to keep your spot on this course).

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There is also a PDF available to download below.

Please note that Maria Popova of Brain Pickings is the owner of this content. Every attempt was made to request permission for using the link to the article.

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