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Tickets On Sale Now For Leonard Marcus Lecture at the New School!

Writing for Children: Leonard Marcus

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 6:30 pm

Click here for more information on this lecture at the New School in New York!  57 more words

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


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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KS3 Children's Literature Workshop!

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr Seuss

On Wednesday 28th of May, twenty-five students from Years 7, 8 and 9 completed a workshop with New York historian and writer Leonard S.

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