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Pratt Institute Hosts Picture Book Exhibit

The Pratt Manhattan Gallery is hosting an exhibit titled, “Picture Book Re-imagined” until September 15th. This exhibit hosts a series of children’s literature and illustration from the 1930s onward. 

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According to an interview with amNewYork, Kristin Freda, director of the Bank Street Library, said, “A child can look at the pictures and pick up the story from that, even if they can’t read the words yet.”

Children’s literature is important in the development of a child and can influence their way of learning. Freda also said, “being able to just see that art close up, and in person, and then getting an understanding of the history of the picture book [is important for the adult and child visiting the exhibit].”

Here are some images from the museum:

Admission into the exhibit is free and open to the public.

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