What are the three different stories taking place in a picturebook?

1) How is a picture book unique to other formats? How have picturebooks evolved to become the books we know today?2) What should you look for when considering the quality of the art in a picturebook?3) What does the artist need to consider before creating the art for a picturebook and how can artists use basic elements of art (line, shape, color, and texture) to show meaning?4) How does the design of the illustrations add to the story?5) What are examples of different media and techniques artists use?6) Discuss the different styles of art. What genres do you think lend themselves to each type of art?7) What are the three different stories taking place in a picturebook? Why are they all important?8) How can teachers foster an appreciation for picturebook art in students?