AP/HUMA 3691 3.00
Picture Books In Children’s Culture
Analyzes interrelationships between literary, visual, and performative arts in children's picture books. Explores relationships between adult and child readers as they mutually make meaning in picture book reading experiences. Studies children's picture books' thematic breadth; diverse word-image relationships; historical development; genres (non-fiction, fiction, wordless, verse, graphic novels); and masters (including Beatrix Potter, Maurice Sendak, Chris van Allsburg). Notes: Priority will be given to Children's Studies and Humanities majors and minors.