L5 Imagination Room
Fine Lines & Happy Mediums: The Universal Appeal of Award Winning Illustrations

Junko Yokota (Professor of Reading and Language, National College of Education, National-Louis University, Chicago, USA) Myra Garces-Bacsal (Educator, Reviewer, Blogger)

What qualities make an illustration award-winning? Are these qualities universal or will they differ between illustrations from the East and West? Junko Yokota, who recently served as one of the judges at the inaugural Nami Concours, and Myra Garces-Bacsal, a 2012 and 2013 CYBILS Picture Book judge, shed light on the subject.

Part of: Writers & Illustrators Conference