Monday, October 19, 2009

Exquisite Corpse Adventure News

James Ransome is the Exquisite Corpse Adventure Illustrator for The Exquisite Corpse Adventure Episode Two: The Lost Clue by Katherine Paterson!

"In all my work, while reading the text, I mark it for what I consider are ‘visually dramatic’ phrases that would inspire interesting images. For this image, I was inspired by the potential for dramatic lighting." James Ransome

James Ransome's mysterious and evocative illustration for Episode Two of the Exquisite Corpse Adventure is painted in luminous watercolor washes. The NCBLA and the Library of Congress are thrilled that Mr. Ransome is contributing to The Exquisite Corpse Adventure!

You can find out all about James Ransomes' work and his many delightful books at:

And in the NCBLA's Exquisite Corpse Adventure Educational Resource Center you will find an ART TALK article about James Ransome's illustration as well as ideas, discussion questions, and art activities inspired by his work for The Exquisite Corpse Adventure!--at--

And make sure to look for James Ransome's latest books at your library and bookstore!

SKY BOYS by Deborah Hopkinson, illustrated by James E. Ransome

What Lincoln Said

What Lincoln Said
by Sarah L. Thomson, illustrated by James E. Ransome

Helen Keller: The World in Her Heart
byLesa Cline-Ransome, illustrated by James Ransome

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