A graphic novel is a book made up of comics content.
Although the word "novel" normally refers to long
fictional works, the term "graphic novel" is applied
broadly, and includes fiction, non-fiction, and
anthologized work. It is distinguished from the term
"comic book", which is used for comics periodicals.
Many graphic novels are the basis of films, although
some films are the basis of graphic novels, for
example Coraline by Neil Gaiman was wrote in 2002
and was made into a stop motion 3D fantasy horror
produced Graphic novels are rarely praised. Maus,
created in 1991, by American cartoonist Art
Spiegelman was the first graphic novel to win a
Pulitzer Prize. Maus is the story based on Spiegelman
fathers’ holocaust survival experience. The story uses
postmodern techniques cross anthropomorphism to
distinguish the relationship and differences between
the Jews, who are portrayed as mice, the cats, who
are the Germans, and the non-Jewish poles, a.k.a the
Children's literature or juvenile literature includes stories, books, and poems
that are enjoyed by children. Modern children's literature is classified in two
different ways: genre or the intended age of the reader.
There is no specific description for childrens
literature as it can be designed as anything
children read. Childrens literature are always
accompanied by pictures. There are several
associations which support and fund children's
literature, for example ChLa (Childrens literature
association) is a non-profit company of many
high up education critics who join together to
support the literature academic of chidren. The
most well known children book is Charlie and
The Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl.
Children's literature features several types of books, the most common type of
book, picture books, rhythmic books, folklore, first books, concept books,
fantasy and fairytales and issue books. Picture books concentrate on pictures
rather than the actual writing, the illustrations compliment the writing
meaning that little text is used. Some of the most well known picture books
include Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak and The Very Hungry
Caterpillar by Eric Carle.