Textbook Assignment 1

Assignment 1
The Three Little Pigs
Visual Effects:
1. Line: The lines are very fine and have a blended look on their bodies. This gives them a fluffy feel. It sets a fairytale like mood with a delicate feel to the story. The lines on their clothes are more distinct and sharp. This gives them a stronger feel.
Evaluation Criteria:
2. Plot: The pictures help the plot move the action forward. There is a conflict and series of happening. The wolf trying to destroy the three little pigs. The resolution being the three little pigs scaring the wolf away.
Martina the Beautiful cockroach:
Visual Effects:
Texture:
1. This whole book shows a 3-D illustration. On page six, the 3-D illusion is more emphasized with the roster and the other characters are faded into the page. This makes the reader focus on the main characters.
Evaluation Criteria:
2. Plot: There is a conflict when the Martina is ready to get married but does not have a husband. Another conflict arises when she does a coffee test on potential suitors and they fail her test. This story can be relevant to young children. Teaching them that you may not always get what you were initially expecting in a situation. There is a clear series of events that lead up the clever ending.

This is not my hat:
Visual Effect:
1. The shapes vary in this book. They make the big fish very big with small plants. They make the small fish with big plants. To convey the difference of sizes between the fishes.
Evaluation Criteria:
2. Plot: There is conflict between the big fish and little fish because; the small fish took the big fish’s hat. Illustrations help to figure out the sequence of events.
The Legend of the bluebonnet:
Visual Effects:
1. Color: On the first page the colors are blain with tan, yellow and brown. The land is a tan color. This shows the reader the lack of water the land has had. The grass would be green if it has had the appropriate amount of water.
Evaluation Criteria:
2. Cultural Markers: Pictures depicted the Native American culture. The Indians were dressed all alike for representing their tribe. They had tribal names and traditions.

Olivia and the best teacher ever:
Visual Effects:
1. Texture: This book shows a 3-D illustration. On the second page, the 3-D concept is emphasized with the pigs but, not with the surrounding around. This makes the reader focus on the main characters.
Evaluation Criteria:
2. Plot: The emotion growth of the main character is evident in the book. The character starts with being hopeful that her teacher could be teacher of the year. Changes to disappoint when the teachers evaluator leaves the room upset with the chaos in the room. The character ends with being proud because she made her teacher feel special by having the class show her what they have learned from her.
Where the wild things are:
Visual Effects:
1. Composition: On page nine, the picture of the Max on the boat traveling to the wild animals. This page answers the question of the title, “Where the Wild Things Are”. Shape dominates this page it shows the initial encounter of Max and the wild things. The wild things look excited by their body language and facial expression and Max’s facial expression shows he is agitated.
Evaluative Criteria:
2. Setting: The themes of the relationship between Max and the wild things have personal resonance for the child reader in a way that is meaningful and worthwhile. . Children can relate to Max with having a thirst for curiosity and energy to play with others. Children often play dress up and pretend they are in island or castle. The children connect to this story with having their own make believe animals or toys similar to Max and the wild things.

The Paper bag princess:
Visual Effects:
1. Color: There is five main colors used. Black, red, orange, green, and yellow. One the first once page. On the female there is not much color on her dress except one the characters faces and red hearts near her face. On the male there is a lot of color from head to toe. The focus of color was more on the male to convey the symbolism that he is more important and focus needs to be on him.

Evaluation Criteria:
2. Setting: The pictures show the setting in the king and queen days. From the location being the castle to their regal clothes and crown.

Mirror, Mirror:
Visual Effects:
1. Color: On Rapunzel’s Locks page colors help represent the mood of negative to positive. The left side the colors are dark. The clouds are dark blue and black conveying a negative atmosphere. On the right side, the colors are bright. The clouds are light blue conveying a positive atmosphere.
Evaluation Criteria:
2. Style: This book is individual in its writing. It is written one way then twisted to the opposite. It makes the reader realize how a sentence can be rearranged and have different meaning. The point of view can interpret in two ways. Most of the fairytales have a positive and the negative viewpoint.
It’s a Book
Visual Effect:
1. Shape: The portions of sizes vary within the characters. One character is very big with an exaggerated head. The other character is medium sized with a larger head. The bigger character is educating the medium character. Maybe the author did this for a reason to indicate that the larger character is older.
Evaluation Criteria:
2. Illustrations: The pictures are entertaining and intriguing. The character has distinct facial features and body sizes. The illustrations compliment the words of the story. There is text in bold to emphasize the mood.
My teacher is a monster
Visual Effect:
1. Color: They used the colors well to convey the emotion. The teacher’s skin was green to represent evil and aggregated. She wore a black dress with pointy heels to represent a witch.
Evaluative Criteria:
2. The pictures illustrations captivated the mood of the teacher. In the beginning she was a green ugly dinosaur teacher, in the middle when she became nice she, turned into a normal looking women. In the end, she returns back into a green monster. The text in bold displayed the emotion in that moment.

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