Illustrations are used by illustrators to evoke a feeling within the reader. When we read books, the we have different responses depending on how the illustrator drew the images.
Chapter 10: Tone, In Pictures and in Words
Katie Wood Ray reminds us in this chapter that it is not always what you say, but it's how you say it.
Long Night Moon by Cythnia Rylant is a book about 12 different types of moons throughout the year. Lovely! Her beautiful prose matches the tone of the illustrations. A wistful meandering.