Marcus, Leonard S.

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MARCUS, Leonard S.

MARCUS, Leonard S. American, b. 1950. Genres: Children's fiction, Art/ Art history, Literary criticism and history, Young adult non-fiction, Biography. Career: Writer. Teacher of seminars at School of Visual Arts, 1982-, and New School for Social Research, 1985-; coordinator of symposia; exhibition curator. Creator and director of Parenting magazine's annual awards for excellence in children's literature. Publications: (ed. and author of intro.) New York Street Cries in Rhyme, 1977; The American Store Window, 1978; Petrouchka (juvenile), 1983; An Epinal Album: Popular Prints from Nineteenth-Century France, 1984; (ed.) The Picture Book, 1985; (ed.) Humor and Play in Children's Literature, 1990; (ed. with A. Schwartz, and author of intro.) Mother Goose's Little Misfortunes, 1990; Margaret Wise Brown: Awakened by the Moon, 1992; (compiler) Lifelines: A Poetry Anthology Patterned on the Stages of Life, 1994; 75 Years of Children's Book Week Posters, 1994; Making of Goodnight Moon, 1997; Caldecott Celebration, 1998; Side by Side, 2001; Ways of Telling, 2002; Storied City, 2003. Address: 54 Willow St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-7611, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected];