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Children's Literature: Picture Books

This LibGuide pinpoints sources for students studying children's literature.

Picturebooks for Quiet Time

Artistic Picturebooks

Picturebooks That Make You Laugh

What is a Picturebook?

What is a Picturebook?

Picturebooks are a type of illustrated book, a classification for any book with even a single illustration (Bird and Yokota, 2017).  A picturebook can take many forms.  It can be a wordless book, which tells a story solely through illustrations.  it can be a picture storybook, in which a story is told through a combination of illustrations and text, each amplifying the other to create a unified whole.  This page shows a sample of what is housed at the library.

Picturebooks are Found by Using the Subject Search:  Picturebooks

Major Picture Book Authors

Major authors include: Eric Carle, Leo and Diane Dillon, Lois Ehlert, Emily Gravett, Kevin Henkes, Jerry Pinkney, Maurice Sendak, Peter Sis, William Steig, Chris Van Allsburg, David Wiesner, Mo Willems, and Ed Young.

Hours, Social Media, Contact Information

Library Hours 2020

  • Our virtual library is always open!  However, the physical bricks and mortar library is locked and can only be entered with permission from student life.  You must be on our list.  We are open 8 to 5 Monday thru Friday and closed weekends,.
  • Visitors from off-campus are not allowed but research consultations and appointments can be made by calling 870-307-7205.
  • Contact us at:  askthelibrarian@lyon.edu anytime!

Covid Polices

  • Interlibrary Loan. For any items that we do not own, but you need for research, please fill out the ILL Request form that you see in the WorldCat search result for the item. Or email ill@lyon.edu with the bibliographic information on the item. Physical copies of books can be acquired for local faculty, staff and students. Only digital copies of articles can be acquired for non-locals. If retrieving a physical ILL item, we will allow your entrance to Anna’s office. Please return physical items to the book return in the breezeway.

  • Curbside pickup.  We are implementing curbside pickup and books can be ordered for pickup at askthelibrarian@lyon.edu.  We’ll notify you when they are on the cart which will be rolled into the breezeway.  They will already be checked out in your name and all you have to do is pick them up!

  • Returned books should be returned in the wall slot which is also in the breezeway entrance on the right when facing the library.

  • Use WorldCat Discovery to find most of what you'll need for your research needs.  It's the search box in the upper left corner!  If that doesn't work, try the A-Z blue box.

  • Reserves.  Because of Covid the reserve collection has been disbanded for this academic year.  Please check with the librarians if you need to order an ebook or streaming media.  Additionally,  documents can be scanned and links loaded into Schoology.

  • All study rooms on the third floor are locked and a key can be checked out at the front desk to use a study rooms.  Your ID card must be submitted to check out a key.  This is only for students with permission from student life to use the library.
  • All returned items will be in quarantine for 96 hours (4 days).

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Updated 08-05-2020

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Batesville, AR  72501

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