Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Leonard S. Marcus

Leonard S. Marcus
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Leonard S. Marcus is one of the world’s leading writers about children’s books and the people who create them. His own award-winning books include Randolph Caldecott: The Man Who Could Not Stop Drawing; Listening for Madeleine: A Portrait of Madeleine L'Engle in Many Voices; Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom; Minders of Make Believe; and The Annotated Phantom Tollbooth. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Listening for Madeleine
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Listening for Madeleine

Leonard S. Marcus
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Madeleine L'Engle is perhaps best recognized as the author of A Wrinkle in Time, the enduring milestone work of fantasy fiction that won the 1963 John Newbery Medal for excellence in children's...

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Randolph Caldecott: The Man Who Could Not Stop Drawing
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Randolph Caldecott: The Man Who Could Not Stop Drawing

Leonard S. Marcus; Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

Randolph Caldecott is best known as the namesake of the award that honors picture book illustrations, and in this inventive biography, leading children's literature scholar Leonard Marcus examines...

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