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Picture book   /pˈɪktʃər bʊk/   Listen
Picture book

noun
1.
A book consisting chiefly of pictures.






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"Picture book" Quotes from Famous Books



... been told off as we know to keep Mabel in a proper frame of mind, but being in a militant mood has resented the task appointed him. He has indeed so far given in to the powers that be that he has consented to accept a picture book, and to show it to Mabel, who is looking at it with him, lost in admiration of his remarkable powers of description. Each picture indeed, is graphically explained by Tommy at the top of his lungs, and in extreme ...
— April's Lady - A Novel • Margaret Wolfe Hungerford

... parts—I think they were; spools of magnetic tape, but nothing to play it on; reels of very narrow film with frames much too small to see anything at all unmagnified; about three thousand cigarettes in unlabeled transparent packs of twenty—we lit up quick, using my new lighter; a picture book that didn't make much sense because the views might have been of tissue sections or starfields, we couldn't quite decide, and there were no captions to help; a thin book with ricepaper pages covered with Chinese characters—that was a puzzler; a thick book with nothing but columns of figures, ...
— The Night of the Long Knives • Fritz Reuter Leiber



Words linked to "Picture book" :   book, volume, coloring book



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