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Marcus, Leonard S.

Summary: Filled with insights that span Helen Oxenbury's life -- from her early childhood through a career in children's books that started in the 1960s and is still going strong today -- here is an exquisitely designed and thoroughly entertaining celebration of one of the finest illustrators of our time. Written by acclaimed author Leonard S. Marcus, Helen Oxenbury: A Life in Illustration is a keepsake...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 OXE

Marcus, Leonard S.

Summary: A collection of interviews with fourteen artists and writers of picture books who, regardless of their country of origin, have had a major impact in the United States

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.6 Marcus

Marcus, Leonard S.

Summary: Profiles six Caldecott award winning books and their authors, including Robert McCloskey's "Make Way for Ducklings," Marcia Brown's "Cinderella," Maurice Sendak's "Where the Wild Things Are," William Steig's "Sylvester and the Magic Pebble," Chris Van Allsburg's "Jumanji," and David Wiesner's "Tuesday."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co. 1998

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.6 MAR

Marcus, Leonard S.

Summary: a Presents a history of Golden Books, discussing how it was founded in the mist of World War II providing quality books at inexpensive prices and used innovative writers and marketing techniques to establish itself as a highly successful publishing firm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Golden Books 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 070.5 MAR

Marcus, Leonard S.

Summary: A portrait of the nineteenth-century English artist and illustrator of children's books, which is complemented by previously unpublished drawings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 741.642 CALDECOTT, RANDOLPH MAR

L'Engle, Madeleine

Summary: This second volume gathers the final four Kairos novels, in which Meg and Calvin's daughter Polly takes center stage. In The Arm of the Starfish, Polly disappears, and Calvin's research assistant is implicated in her kidnapping. In Dragons in the Waters, Polly and her brother Charles are on a steamer bound for Venezuela when they help solve a murder connected to a stolen portrait of Simon...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEN

Summary: Presents interviews with fifteen well-known children's writers, including Judy Blume, Karen Cushman, Russell Freedman, James Howe, Lois Lowry, Gary Paulsen, and Laurence Yep.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2000

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 810.9 AUT

Summary: A companion guide to an exhibition at the Society of Illustrators features over two hundred illustrations by the artist, including previously unpublished pieces, preliminary drawings, and variant art for his famous works.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams 2013

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 741.642 MAU

Summary: Why do children love and need picture books so much? Recasting and greatly expanding on a volume published in 2002 as Ways of Telling, Leonard S. Marcus confirms that picture books matter because they make a difference in our children's lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 741.6 Marcus 2012

Summary: Thirteen prominent cartoonists discuss their creative processes and the experiences and influences that led to their success in one of today's most vibrant art forms. Each interview is followed by an original graphic short on the common theme of "the city."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

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