The Functions of Illustrations in Picture Storybooks Adapted from Childen’s Literature, Briefly, by Tunnell & Jacobs
Illustrations in PB’s Can Function to… • Establish the setting (time and place) • Define and develop characters • Reinforce the text • Provide another point of view • Provide an interesting “aside” • Extend or develop the plot • Establish mood, evoke particular feelings
How Do The Illustrations • Define and Develop Characters? • Provide another viewpoint? • Develop and Extend the Plot?
How do the illustrations… • Provide an interesting aside?
How Do The Illustrations • Establish the Setting? • Create a Mood (Evoke Particular Feelings)?