picture book

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n picture book a book consisting chiefly of pictures
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Quotations

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    “A man's action is only a picture book of his creed.”

Usage

In literature:

Is there not something very touching in the fact that she never bought a book or picture for her own enjoyment?
"Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897" by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
If the good man had given me a sled, or a book, or a picture, I would have been happy.
"A Woman of the World" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
The poet-wife had gone out from it, and lay buried in Florence, but here were her books and her pictures.
"Lives of Girls Who Became Famous" by Sarah Knowles Bolton
Now there would be at least a little picture-book apiece for the children at home.
"The Gate of the Giant Scissors" by Annie Fellows Johnston
Innsbruck is the capital of Tyrol, and the whole country of Tyrol is like a picture-book.
"Abroad with the Jimmies" by Lilian Bell
See whether you can find in the magazines and books at home pictures of gulfs, bays, peninsulas, etc.
"Home Geography For Primary Grades" by C. C. Long
In 1886 Mr. Locker printed for presentation a catalogue of his printed books, manuscripts, autograph letters, drawings, and pictures.
"In the Name of the Bodleian and Other Essays" by Augustine Birrell
In 1867 the picture was promised him, and an entry made in my book.
"The Story of My Life" by Ellen Terry
Incomprehensible successes had forever spoiled for him many pictures and books once cherished and dear.
"Against The Grain" by Joris-Karl Huysmans
The men who will carve statues, paint pictures, and write books will come, no doubt, in good time.
"The Long White Cloud" by William Pember Reeves
I examined the books upon the table, and the pictures on the walls.
"In the Days of My Youth" by Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
The buildings, that I had so fondly studied in books and pictures, rose up before me.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction" by Various
Beyond the window shook the ash-tree bough, You saw books, pictures, as I see them now.
"Old and New Masters" by Robert Lynd
Books were eternally signed, and pictures, and sculpture.
"The Roll-Call" by Arnold Bennett
Next to personalities, theaters, moving pictures, and books, all have great suggestive power.
"How to Teach" by George Drayton Strayer and Naomi Norsworthy
Audubon's descriptive text is not unworthy of his plates: his works are far from being mere tenders to picture-books.
"Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 2" by Charles Dudley Warner
You are taken all anew with the great picture of God's passion of love in the opening page of this old Book.
"Quiet Talks with World Winners" by S. D. Gordon
The old Book of God opens with a picture that is fascinating in its simplicity and strength.
"Quiet Talks about Jesus" by S. D. Gordon
The picture on the first page of the book will give you some idea of it.
"Dr. Scudder's Tales for Little Readers, About the Heathen." by Dr. John Scudder
There are some picture-books on the table, dear; they will amuse you.
"A Love Episode" by Emile Zola
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In poetry:

With his books and his pleasant pictures,
And his household and his kin,
While a sound as of myriads singing
From far and near stole in.
"The Poet And The Children" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Ah! reminders of living fondness
Gleam out in their pictured looks;
And in ranks round from floor to ceiling,
Are my life-long friends, my books.
"Retrospect" by Nora Pembroke
No longer now my curtained sight,
On serried books and pictures dwelling,
Of long-neglected work is telling,
But looks beyond the travelling night.
"Erskine" by John Le Gay Brereton
Unwritten books, unpainted pictures
In millions are, beneath the sun.
We die, with our great thoughts unpublished,
We die with our best work undone.
"Unwritten Books" by Henry Lawson
Here smile the pictures ranged above us;
Here stand our books, the best of friends;
Here those we love and those who love us
Are happy that our absence ends.
"The Home-Coming From Rome" by John Lawson Stoddard
In the dusk you notice the book shelves
with their volumes in gold and in brown;
and you think of far lands you journeyed,
of pictures and of shimmering gowns
worn by women you conquered and lost.
"Rememberance" by Rainer Maria Rilke

In news:

Roger Duvoisin's Granddaughter Pens Debut Picture Book.
Laura Vaccaro Seeger focuses on the color "Green" in her new picture book.
Actress Betty White goes on safari to Washington National Zoo for her new animal picture book.
Betty White will go on safari to Washington National Zoo for her new animal picture book.
7 Ways to Structure Your Picture Book.
'Snow Angel' author's wish granted with new picture book.
Get current on the picture-book market.
What are the current trends in the picture-book market.
But north or south, it's also the season for indoor adventures and reading about winter, as USA TODAY found in four new picture books.
Today's contest is for "Baby Dragon," a picture book.
What to know about the selection of picture-book illustrators.
Vibrant visuals paint a playful picture, but Anderson's flip book is two-dimensional.
Salina Yoon's oversize board book, My Shimmery Christmas Book, is a picture dictionary of sorts.
Warner Bros Pictures has set "Blood Diamond" scribe Charles Leavitt to adapt Vanity Fair editor Doug Stumpf's unpublished book "Confessions of a Wall Street Shoeshine Boy.
Long a favorite with the picture book and easy-reader set, Nancy Clancy is now starring in her own chapter book series, "Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth .".
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In science:

The Maxwell Demon gives the first clear picture of a difference between macroscopic and microscopic tools for ensembles control (there are books devoted to analysis of this Demon [10, 11]).
Geometry of irreversibility: The film of nonequilibrium states
By means of the powerful method of enlargement of obstacles, he established a precise picture in both quenched and annealed settings (see Chapter 5 of his book ).
Coincidence of Lyapunov exponents for random walks in weak random potentials
The frame of this write-up is not a standard and text-book-like presentation, but rather a collection and reproduction of slides, pictures and tables, similar as presented in the lecture itself.
Standard Model Physics at LEP
Jarlskog. 46 A main purpose of this chapter in the book is to describe how the above picture of the weak interaction and CKM mixing can be experimentally tested in the light-quark sector.
QCD and Weak Interactions of Light Quarks
Frequently grad students in their early year of grad school are left with a reading list of dozens, or even hundreds, of physics and math books and papers which they will have to read, understand, and assimilate into a single coherent picture in their minds.
A Simple Introduction to Particle Physics Part II
According to P3, organizing her notes had become unmanageable to the point where she had to come up with a better archival system. “I write on my note book and then take a picture the page with my iPad.
Examining Motivations behind Paper Usage in Academia
Section 3 deals with the “picture book application”, namely the exclusive b → c semileptonic decays.
Review of Heavy Quark Effective Theory
On the other hand, also for a long time there exists the so-called string-like picture of quark confinement but only at qualitative level (see, e. g., book of Perkins in ).
Estimates for parameters and characteristics of the confining SU(3)-gluonic field in pions and kaons
Young pupils usually find the images of wave phenomena on sea, lakes or rivers, much more interesting than usual pictures of the books, normally taken from experiments with the ripple tank, or just drawn.
Teaching Waves with Google Earth
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