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Leonard Marcus: Books share our hopes for our children

Author and historian Leonard Marcus believes that every generation makes the books that contain the hopes and dreams it wants to pass onto the next generation.

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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.