#Kidlit lovers, would you like to see Lewis Carroll’s original handwritten and illustrated manuscript of Alice’s Adventures Under Ground, eventually known as Alice in Wonderland? The entire 98-page work is available on the iBookstore for free. An optional narration is also included. Update: The iBooks version now costs $8.99. A free version is available on the British Library site at this link.
Just a quick post to recommend jumping over to read this post on Peter Meyer’s blog (A New Kind of Book). Excerpt: Pictures & Prose: Making ‘Em Work Together
A novel that uses words & illustrations to tell its story offers lessons on integrating media
What’s the best way to combine text and
pictures? Most designers—print or digital—try to artfully position both
on the same page. Brian Selznick, author and illustrator of The Invention of Hugo Cabret uses a deceptively simple alternative… continue reading
Though Hugo isn’t digital yet (in an authorized version at least), the movie is coming out in December. Here is a short trailer that incorporates the illustrations.