Biography for Caldecott Celebration : Seven Artists and Their Paths to the Caldecott Medal


Holtzbrinck
LEONARD S. MARCUS is one of the world's leading writers about children's books and the artists and authors who create them. His own awarding-winning books for middle-grade and teen readers include Pass It Down, Side by Side, and The Wand in the Word. Two million parents read his monthly review column in Parenting magazine, and he has been a frequent contributor to the New York Times Book Review and numerous other publications. He holds degrees in history from Yale and poetry from the University of Iowa Graduate Writers' Workshop, and he is the recipient of an honorary doctorate of humane letters from the Bank Street College of Education. He and his wife, the picture-book artist Amy Schwartz, live with their son, Jacob, in Brooklyn, New York. Visit his Web site at www.leonardmarcus.com.


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McMillan Palgrave

LEONARD S. MARCUS is one of the world's leading writers about children's books and the artists and authors who create them. His own awarding-winning books for middle-grade and teen readers include Pass It Down, Side by Side, and The Wand in the Word. Two million parents read his monthly review column in Parenting magazine, and he has been a frequent contributor to the New York Times Book Review and numerous other publications. He holds degrees in history from Yale and poetry from the University of Iowa Graduate Writers' Workshop, and he is the recipient of an honorary doctorate of humane letters from the Bank Street College of Education. He and his wife, the picture-book artist Amy Schwartz, live with their son, Jacob, in Brooklyn, New York. Visit his Web site at www.leonardmarcus.com.



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