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Other prominent illustrators emerged at this time, including Maud Petersham and Miska Petersham, Jean de Brunhoff, Majorie Flack, and Kurt Wiese. Ludwig Bemelmans’s first book about Madeline was published in 1939. The wordless picture book made its first appearance. A Head for Happy (1931) by Helen Sewell, thought not completely wordless, is a story about three girls trying to find a head for their stuffed doll. Although the book has text, it serves to “punctuate the story line and expel emotion” (Bader 1976).
In informational and traditional literature titles, authors and illustrators often include a glossary, pronunciation guide, and introduction. Though rare in picture books, a table of contents is sometimes included. In Babushka’s Mother Goose (1995), illustrated Patricia Polacco, the table of contents lists the rhymes included in the collection. The Stinky Cheese Man (1993) has one as well, which designer Molly Bang used to deconstruct the parts of a picture book. Supporting Parts (Paratexts) / 37 It was once easy to separate the individual elements discussed below into front and back matter.
He or she works closely with the printer, who prepares the book for printing. During the production phase, films are made of the illustrations, which in turn are made into plates that are used to make the printed pages. The first is a set of “blues” (or “bluelines), so called because they have blue type on bluish-colored film. Errors that are not caught in the editing process have to be corrected on the 22 \ Chapter 1: What Is a Picture Book? negative, which is an added expense. If the book has full-color art, which most picture books do, then a second set of color proofs is made, so that the printer knows what the art should look like when it is printed.