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Leonard Marcus on how young adult literature is merging with adult literature

Genres have been merging lately, in part because children are exposed at an earlier and earlier age to an awareness of culture in general.

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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.