Kids love picture books! They instantly engage with the stories and feel connected to the characters and scenes within them. Picture books are the perfect vehicle to teach art and empower young artists. This one-of-a-kind project book shows children ages 5-10 how to draw and make art like their favorite picture book authors. With classroom-tested, student-approved activities, Making Picture Book Art Projects teaches new techniques, alternative media, and outside-the-box approaches to traditional illustration and story design. Included are 15 fun step-by-step art projects that can be completed in less than an hour, focusing on a different award-winning, contemporary illustrators. With clear instructions, easy-to-find materials, and full-color illustrations, kids will discover how the pros make their illustrations, and learn to apply those methods to their own characters, scenes, and stories.