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CDE 141 Illustrations in Children's Literature: Photo Illustrations

To accompany the CDE 141 class

Photographs as Illustrations

Here are some examples of children's books that use photographs:

For more information and some other images, go to the Chippy Chipmunk website:


  Here's Mo Willems talking about his work as an author/illustrator of children's books:


Non-fiction books often have photographs. This one combines photos and cartoons in a similar way to Knuffle Bunny

Many science or history-related, non-fiction books contain photographs: 


We have the ebook version of the first book of the series if you want to take a look. You will need to authenticate as a KU user for access.

Here's the book trailer that shows some of the images that inspired and are used in the first book as well: