Leonard S. Marcus is one of the world's leading writers about children's books and their illustration. His many books include Randolph Caldecott: The Man Who Could Not Stop Drawing; Funny Business; Conversations with Writers of Comedy; and Show Me a Story! Why Picture Books Matter. His essays, interviews and reviews appear in The New York Times Book Review and the Horn Book magazine. He teaches at New York University and the School of Visual Arts and lectures around the world. Leonard lives in Brooklyn, New York.
"[...] perfect for anyone whose childhood was spent on a Bear
Hunt." * The Daily Mail *
"[Helen Oxenbury's] life and 50-year career as one of the UK's best-loved illustrators is celebrated in a handsome coffee-table book by the critic and children's book specialist Leonard S. Marcus." * The Guardian *
"Classy and fascinating." * The Irish Independent *
"[...] a fabulous and fascinating retrospective of the huge body of work of one of Britain's most cherished picture-book makers and is an absolute must for any picturebook enthusiast." * Library Mice *