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Randolph Caldecott

Author: Marcus, Leonard S.

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux

Format:Hardcover
List Price:$24.99
Our Price:$10.99 (56% OFF) USD
Stock:6

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Randolph Caldecott :

Randolph Caldecott is best known as the namesake of the award that honors picture book illustrations, and in this inventive biography, leading children’s literature scholar Leonard Marcus examines the man behind the medal. In an era when the steam engine fueled an industrial revolution and train travel exploded people’s experience of space and time, Caldecott was inspired by his surroundings to capture action, movement, and speed in a way that had never before been seen in children’s picture books. Thoroughly researched and featuring extensive archival material and a treasure trove of previously unpublished drawings, including some from Caldecott’s very last sketchbook, Leonard Marcus’s luminous biography shows why Caldecott was indeed the father of the modern picture book and how his influence lives on in the books we love today.


Category   Subject
Children Nonfiction   Biography & Autobiography
Children Nonfiction   History

ISBN 13:9780374310257
ISBN 10:0374310254
Format:Hardcover
Language:English
Pages:64
Size:12.18" l x 9.32" w x 0.64" h
Ages: 7 - 11
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