Analysis of Children's Picture Books in terms of Certain Variables on Content and Illustration Features
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In this respect, objective of the study consists of analysis of content and illustration features of children's picture books published in Turkey during the years 2000-2010. In the research, scan-descriptive method was used. For the theoretical part of the research, sources were scanned and information was compiled. Book review form was applied on 150 books consisting of preschool story books published during 2000-2010. Through the book review from, physical, illustration, content and character features of the books were examined. The study group of the research was determined using appropriate sampling method. The study group consisted of 150 books obtained from various bookstores and libraries located in Ankara, published during 2000-2010 in Turkish and which appeal to preschool study group. In terms of illustrating features, examined books were determined as to have mainly; colored, unframed and simple edge pictures. In children's picture books in general, simply edge pictures are preferred. The findings are discussed in the light of the relevant literature.