Use of Art in YA Books

Posted: September 27, 2012 in Talking books, Tween Books, YA Books
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The relationship between the written word and pictures has been around for ages. There are artists inspired by literature and books that use images to help support their work. Many children’s books are written and illustrated by the same person. Believe it or not, there was even a time adult novels commonly had illustrations.

  1. Start listening at 11min45sec for a discussion on Scott Westerfeld’s use of illustrations in his Leviathan series and YA desire for artwork in novels.

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