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Leonard S. Marcus

Autor/a de The Annotated Phantom Tollbooth

40+ obres 2,240 Membres 83 Ressenyes

Sobre l'autor

Leonard S. Marcus is one of the world's most respected writers about children's literature. His essays, interviews, and reviews appear in the New York Times Book Review and numerous other publications, and he has a regular column in Parenting magazine. His books include Minders of Make-Believe: mostra'n més Idealists, Entrepreneurs, and the Shaping of American Children's Literature; Golden Legacy: How Golden Books Won Children's Hearts, Changed Publishing Forever, and Became an American Icon Along the Way; A Caldecott Celebration: Seven Artists and Their Paths to the Caldecott Medal; Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom; and The Wand in the Word: Conversations with Writers of Fantasy. Leonard S. Marcus lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and son. mostra'n menys

Obres de Leonard S. Marcus

The Annotated Phantom Tollbooth (2011) — Annotations — 245 exemplars
The American store window (1978) 7 exemplars

Obres associades

Goodnight Moon (1947) — Epíleg, algunes edicions18,927 exemplars
The Wrinkle in Time Quartet (1962) — Editor, algunes edicions1,003 exemplars
Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out (2008) — Col·laborador — 353 exemplars
Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom (1998) — Editor — 332 exemplars
A Velocity of Being: Letters to a Young Reader (2018) — Col·laborador — 238 exemplars

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Coneixement comú

Data de naixement
1950-12-11
Gènere
male
Nacionalitat
USA
Lloc de naixement
Mount Vernon, New York, USA
Llocs de residència
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Educació
Yale College
Iowa Writers' Workshop
Professions
critic
public speaker
non-fiction author
Relacions
Schwartz, Amy (wife)
Organitzacions
School of Visual Arts
New School for Social Research
Biografia breu
Leonard S. Marcus is one of the world's leading writers about children's books and the people who create them. He lives in Brooklyn, New York. [from Randolph Caldecott (2013)]

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Converses

William Dugan, Illustrator a Book talk (desembre 2015)

Ressenyes

Gr 7 Up—Introduced by a brief history of the struggle over intellectual freedom in the United States, this anthology
documents conversations with authors whose books for young people have been frequently and famously banned.
Each conversation is prefaced with an engaging summary of the author's life and work. Those studying freedom of
speech will find important primary sources and gain insight into the harmful impact of censorship on individuals and
society.
 
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BackstoryBooks | Hi ha 19 ressenyes més | Apr 1, 2024 |
I enjoyed this book, though it was not always heart-warming to read about an admired author's quirks and imperiousness. She was a complicated person, with a rich artistic and spiritual life, and it's clearly not easy to keep all that together with family life/public persona/etc. Glad I read it, though, and it's pointed me to another memoir by her friends that I think I shall also have to read. And to go look through my library to see if I still have my Madeleine L'Engle collection.
 
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fmclellan | Hi ha 6 ressenyes més | Jan 23, 2024 |
L'histoire de l'édition des petits livres d'or, partis de France pour les Etats-Unis puis revenus en Europe.
 
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marievictoire | Hi ha 4 ressenyes més | Oct 9, 2023 |
How appropriate that I have been reading this book...since my library is currently being challenged by a far right wing of extremists who are seeking to ban books. I don't care if you agree or not with LGBT or Christianity or whatever and what not....IT IS NOT GOOD WHEN WE TRY TO IMPOSE BELIEFS ON OTHERS. (And I say this as a white heterosexual Christian)

I have some killer quotes forthcoming!! Anyone who wants to reflect on the power of words, here from these popular authors who have been "silenced" for one reason or another. It's a good read. And timely.… (més)
 
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msgabbythelibrarian | Hi ha 19 ressenyes més | Jun 11, 2023 |

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Estadístiques

Obres
40
També de
9
Membres
2,240
Popularitat
#11,449
Valoració
4.2
Ressenyes
83
ISBN
67

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