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This book offers lively literacy lessons for children aged 5 to 11, including imagination and visualization, picture books, photographs, paintings, films and television, and comics.

Picture Books
Picture books

‘Most of us learn to read through picture books and initially the visual and verbal share prominence. But somewhere along the line the appreciation of pictures gets left behind’. So said founding director H. Nicholas B. Clark at the opening of the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. In America the importance of picture book art has been brought to the fore by the creation of this museum. This quotation verbalises exactly what happens in schools. Beginner readers are actively encouraged to use pictures as cues. The popularity of the Oxford Reading Tree series lies in the graphic illustrations that readers use to help them make sense of the story. However, as children become more fluent readers they regard picture books ...

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