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Leonard Marcus and the value of graphic novels

Writer and historian Leonard Marcus discusses how graphic novels open the possibility of children who don’t see themselves as readers in the traditional sense, having a way into books.

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Leonard Marcus

Nonfiction, History of Children’s Books and Authors

Leonard Marcus

Leonard Marcus is one of the most respected writers and historians of children’s literature. His critically acclaimed books have looked at Caldecott winners, the history and impact of Golden Books, fantasy writers, and the lives of other children’s authors including the influential Margaret Wise Brown.