By Melissa Stewart
Most people in the children’s literature community are familiar with picture book biographies, but did you know that there’s a second major category of nonfiction picture books?
It’s time to shine some light on concept picture books.
A concept picture book explores an abstract idea or process, and in many cases, offers a unique perspective or new way of seeing things.
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By Cynthia Leitich Smith
Congratulations on the release of The Opposite Zoo (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016). What was the initial spark for this picture book?
Thank you! I am so excited about this book.
Even though the concept of opposites has been on my wish list for a long time, I did not know where to begin. I started writing down my favorite things to draw,
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