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Picture books

Scope note

Use for books in which pictures predominate over text, especially those intended for children or marginal readers.

Term type


Getty AAT term number


Broader Terms used

<document genres by form>

Narrower Terms used

toy books
stories without words

Equivalent Terms used

picture book


12yrs ago

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