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Picture This How Pictures Work

ISBN-10: 1587170302

ISBN-13: 9781587170300

Edition: 2000

Authors: Molly Bang

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In Picture This, Bang illustrates the concept of picture. She was inspired to write the book whilst conducting art workshops with elementary school children, for whom she needed to find a simple way to explain how compositional choices are made.
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Book details

List price: $12.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 7/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Molly Bang was born in Princeton, New Jersey in 1943. After college, Bang taught English in Japan. She returned to the U.S and earned her graduate degree in East Asian Languages and Literatures, then worked in India, Bangladesh, and West Africa for Johns Hopkins, Unicef and Harvard. Her first books were translations of folktales, which she also illustrated. Bang has received many awards and honors, including the prestigious Caldecott Honor Book Award three times, for The Grey Lady and the Strawberry Snatcher, Ten, Nine, Eight and When Sophie Gets Angry - Really, Really Angry. She won the Giverny Award for Best Science Picture Book for Common Ground in 1998. Ten, Nine, Eight also won the ALA Notable Children's Book and When Sophie Gets Angry - Really, Really Angry, won the Charlotte Zolotow Award. It was also an ALA Notable Book and a Jane Addams Children's Honor Book Her titles include Nobody Particular: One Woman's Fight to Save the Bays, Tiger's Fall, Little Rat Sets Sail, My Light, and Picture This: Perception and Composition.

Preface
Building a Picture
The Principles
Arranging Shapes on a Rectangle