Published by Philomel Books, New York, 2007.
To benefit the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art.
Condition: Excellent. This book comes with its original dust jacket which is in great condition, just with some minor yellowing due to age. The book itself is in mint condition, as new.
In this extraordinary anthology, the most honoured and beloved artists in children's literature share secrets about their art and detail their journey into the world of illustration, providing photographs of their early work, sketches and finished art, and self-portraits.
With beautiful three page fold-outs throughout and full-colour, full-page illustrations, the book is explores the life and work of Quentin Blake, Eric Carle, Maurice Sendak, Jane Dyer, Steven Kellogg, Rosemary Wells and Mitsumasa Anno, to name just a few.
A beautiful and intimate compendium of illustration in excellent condition, published in 2007 to benefit the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art.
And, as a stated first edition / first impression, one which will increase in value with every passing year.