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IT HAPPENED TOMORROW Words and Illustrations

vitaleBy Guido Vitale

There are children books, as well as TV shows, which are created from scratch based on the availability of already existing illustrations.
“The Book With No Pictures” by B.J. Novak shows the uncomfortable opposite truth: If we want to enhance the value of books and reading in the eyes of the young, words are enough. Let us avoid stuffing the pages with the superabundance of illustrations. Words, more than images, have strength and give free reins to one’s imagination.