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An Evening with Leonard S. Marcus

Join historian Leonard S. Marcus for an evening slide show and discussion of Margaret Wise Brown: her life-changing student/mentor relationship with Bank Street founder Lucy Sprague Mitchell, her pivotal role as a charter member of the Bank Street Writers Lab, and the ongoing impact of her groundbreaking contributions to children’s literature. 38 more words

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Wonderful Words on Words from Brian Jacques

I love words (and phrases, and sentences, and paragraphs, and books, and…). When I began this blog I opened with a poem that attempted to capture my delight in them. 137 more words

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The ABC Of It: Why Children’s Books Matter With Leonard Marcus

Originally Posted: February 2014

by Leah Heilman Schanke

Leonard Marcus, historian, author, critic, and curator of The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter at the New York Public Library (NYPL) began his presentation by simply defining an exhibit as storytelling in three dimensions. 705 more words

KidLit Goings-On in The City of Brotherly Love

My kids return to school next week, and so we head back to the city this weekend after a month away. The bittersweet that is the end of summer is fully upon me. 762 more words

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