Picture book art comes in many forms and styles. It can be vibrant and playful, lush and detailed, sketch-like and minimalist, and even explosive like pop-up books.
Because he has so effectively used different styles of art and writing in his books including Rapunzel, The Shivers in the Fridge and The Wheels on the Bus, Paul O. Zelinsky can’t really be described in just a few words.
On this edition of Just One More Book!!, author and illustrator Paul O. Zelinsky talks about being a student of Maurice Sendak, the qualities of different styles of art and how they reflect fantasy and reality, and how we connect with illustrations.
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To hear more from Mr. Zelinsky, subscribe to our monthly newsletter at justonemorebook.com/newsletter and look for him in our October 2008 issue.
Great minds think alike: Once again our 7imp buddies and ourselves have a common guest. Be sure to check out Paul O. Zelinsky’s visit with Jules & Eisha today on Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast.
The intro to this episode was recorded by Mark at gate C18 in Dulles International Airport during his trip home from the second annual Kidlit Conference, this year in Portland, OR.