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APA 6th Edition - Copenhagen Business School: Illustrated book/picture book

How to reference with APA

About Citing Books

For each type of source in this guide, both the general form and an example will be provided.

The following format will be used:

In-text citation (paraphrase) - entry that appears in the body of your paper when you express the ideas of a researcher or author using your own words.

In-text citation (quotation) - entry that appears in the body of your paper after a direct quote.

References - entry that appears at the end of your paper.

Information on citing and several of the examples were drawn from the APA Manual (6th ed.).

For more tips on paraphrasing and quotation

Illustrated book/picture book

The APA 6th Publication Manual does not include specific examples for including illustrators.

The following example is a suggestion to be able to include illustrators of picture books.


In-text citation (Paraphrase)

(Ogaz & Shubeck, 2008)


In-text citation (Quotation)

(Ogaz & Shubeck, 2008, p. 6)


Reference List


Ogaz, N., & Shubeck, P. (Illustrator). (2008). Buster and the Amazing Daisy: Adventures with

Asperger Syndrome. London: Jessica Kingsley.


Author Surname, Initial(s)., & Illustrator Surname, Initial(s). (Illustrator). (Year). Book title:

Subtitle. Place of Publication: Publisher.



Printable Guide


Mendeley is referencing software which allows you to:

  • store references
  • organise references
  • generate citations
  • generate reference lists
  • share references

To get a Mendeley account on the CBS Library Institutional Licence please visit CBS Mendeley Guide

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