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Leonard S. Marcus

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Randolph Caldecott: The Man Who Could Not Stop Drawing (2013)
4 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Randolph Caldecott is a biography about the man the Caldecott Medal is named after. In the biography the author describes Caldecott's love for creating pictures for children's picture books. His drawings were advanced for the era he lived in and featured objects in motion. Thi...
Show Me a Story!: Why Picture Books Matter: Conversations with 21 of the World's Most Celebrated Illustrators (2012)
3.99 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: This was a fascinating look into the creative processes of these 21 children's book illustrators. It was obvious that the author was well-prepared to interview these illustrators from the questions he asked and his choices of who to interview. Some of these illustrators are no ...
Minders of Make-Believe: Idealists, Entrepreneurs, and the Shaping of American Children's Literature (2008)
3.81 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: This is vastly entertaining as well as immensely informative. Marcus is a great storyteller and I particularly enjoyed various machinations of stalwart editors (most of them women) as they operated above and below the radar in the major houses during the 20s 40s and 50s. Highly r...
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