Illustrations are actually the literature that is visualized as images and pictures. When cartoon or animation illustrations are considered, they are the simple images that are capable of absorbing the idea of the texts and deliver the right message in the right manner to the children. Since they come in the form of animations and cartoon characters, they are loved by the children and help in sharpening the emotions and ideas delivered by the characters in the simplest manner unlike the texts. While influencing their imagination and observation, good illustrations can easily get absorbed in their minds without much strain. Thus, the overall stage of development is influenced by good illustrations. That is the reason why you have to take proper care and accuracy while creating illustrations for children’s books.
When the children go through an illustration, they are given the opportunity to learn from the images and link it with the texts. They are given the right sense of personal identity that the text needed to deliver. They are also provided with the opportunity to acquire good awareness on the cultural heritage of the places illustrated. With the help of vivid illustrations, events that had taken place long ago come alive before them. Since memories in the form of pictures remains in our mind more than the contents that we have read, those illustrations remain deeply rooted in their minds. Wrong stereotypes can also be eliminated with a good illustration. Since cartoon illustrations are more concerned with humor and fun, it generates a feeling of happiness and bliss to the children. Moreover, witty and pleasing illustrations help in increasing the reading habit of children. if you are an illustrator, you should then target to create illustrations that are not only simple and easy to digest but also create enthusiasm to the readers.
Understanding the visual stimuli of a child towards pictures and moving objects, more and more children’s book publishers are in great demand for accompanying writings with illustrations. As a good illustrator, you should focus in creating illustrations that can arouse the perception and imagination in children while giving them suitably illustrated materials that they can understand quickly.