Abstract

This article explores the synergy of narrative and materiality possible in picture books. Authors like Emily Gravett and Lauren Child create reader-protagonists who, through their interactions with books as physical objects, perform the narrative. Such interactions underscore the values of the material book, particularly as digital publishing expands.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1543-3374
Print ISSN
0092-8208
Pages
pp. 151-166
Launched on MUSE
2012-05-30
Open Access
No
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