Orbis Sensualium Pictus (The Visible World in Pictures) Published by Johannes Amos Comenius
Newbery established a company in London dedicated almost exclusively to publishing beautiful children's books
Recognized the need to conside the audience when creating children's books.
Wanda Gag's wrote this fun book that repeated fun phrases for children to enjoy
Before 1930 picture books were imported to the U.S. but between 1930 and 1960, many authors and illustrators came from Europe to join forces with those in America writing picture books.
Virginia Lee Burton's wrote the book that many adults grew up with Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel.
Burton once again wrote a book that would stay with many generations to come.
From the very first handwritten picture book to the books that are made today, picture books are a great way to get children's attention.
Margaret Wise Brown wrote a book about a little rabbit in bed, saying goodnight to each item in the bedroom and outside the window.