After studying this course, you should be able to:
understand how images communicate meanings to the readers of children’s books
understand the role of cultural knowledge in making sense of images
understand how words and pictures can reinforce or contradict one another in a text, with interesting results
recognise the work of some famous illustrators for children
understand how the use of images in children’s books has changed over time and what it means to create books for the specific audiences of children and their carers.