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Children's Literary Salons: Children's Literary Salon - Acts of Mischief: Editor Patti Lee Gauch and the State of the Picture Book


The picture book has long been a favorite of both children and adults. But why do some picture books stand transcend? Do they begin as an Act of Mischief - with design and color as well as idea? And what about the creators themselves? Did the mischief begin with them? Using examples from some of the best loved picture books, Patricia Lee Gauch, editor of three Caldecott medal winning books, will bring new understanding to this popular genre.