Martin Salisbury and Morag Styles: Children's Picturebooks
A brilliant reference book for anyone interested in children's books and illustration. This book charts major movements in picture books through the 20th century, and also delves into the theory of everything from how they're made to what constitutes a book suitable for children. Illustrated throughout with excerpts from interesting picture books from around the world, as well as some process drawings from illustrators. Paperback.