bird’s eye view: the overview, as it might be seen by a bird.
book dummy: a rough copy of your book based on your storyboard. Word and more detailed pictures can be pasted or drawn in the book dummy to understand page flow.
close-up: an enlargement of a small part of a character or scene, such as a hand, eye, key hole, or a door knob.
cover: includes the title in large letters and the names of the author and illustrator.
double page spread: a single picture or design spreading across facing pages.
frame: one of the 28 small squares in the storyboard.
page turn: the suspenseful moment of turning the page.
stick figures or circle characters: sketches that have little or no detail.
storyboard: a grid of 28 small squares, or frames. each frame represents a page in your book.
turnaround: the climax or turning point in your story. This usually occurs in the area of frames #11 to #15.