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The Resource A Caldecott celebration : seven artists and their paths to the Caldecott medal, Leonard S. Marcus

A Caldecott celebration : seven artists and their paths to the Caldecott medal, Leonard S. Marcus

Label
A Caldecott celebration : seven artists and their paths to the Caldecott medal
Title
A Caldecott celebration
Title remainder
seven artists and their paths to the Caldecott medal
Statement of responsibility
Leonard S. Marcus
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
To celebrate the seventieth anniversary of the Caldecott Medal and another decade of award-winning picture books, noted childrens book historian Leonard S. Marcus has updated this absorbing and informative picture of the worlds most prestigious illustration award and seven of its acclaimed winners: Robert McCloskey, Marcia Brown, Maurice Sendak, William Steig, Chris Van Allsburg, David Wiesner, and now Mordicai Gerstein. Along with a newly added preface and an introduction that provides a historical perspective on the origins of the award, Marcus takes us into the studios and behind the drawing boards of these seven noteworthy artists, each representing a decade of the awards history. Through personal anecdotes and glimpses of their prize-winning books and works in progress, from doodles to sketches to dummies to finished art, readers will find out how their favorite picture books were imagined and created. The artists reveal their inspirations, work processes, and private reactions to receiving this unparalleled honor
Summary
Profiles six Caldecott award winning books and their authors, including Robert McCloskey's "Make Way for Ducklings," Marcia Brown's "Cinderella," Maurice Sendak's "Where the Wild Things Are," William Steig's "Sylvester and the Magic Pebble," Chris Van Allsburg's "Jumanji," and David Wiesner's "Tuesday."
Award
ALA Notable Children's Book, 1999
Biography type
collective biography
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178885
Cataloging source
DLC
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1950-
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Marcus, Leonard S.
Dewey number
741.6/4207973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NC975
LC item number
.M37 2008
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1110
Literary form
non fiction
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  • -1
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Illustration of books
  • Illustrated children's books
  • Illustration of books
  • Illustrators
  • Caldecott Medal
  • Illustration of books
  • Illustrated children's books
  • Illustration of books
  • Illustrators
Target audience
juvenile
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six artists and their paths to the Caldecott medal
Label
A Caldecott celebration : seven artists and their paths to the Caldecott medal, Leonard S. Marcus
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Preface to the expanded 2008 edition -- Introduction -- 1942 Make way for ducklings / Robert McCloskey -- 1955 Cinderella; or, the little glass slipper / Marcia Brown -- 1964 Where the wild things are / Maurice Sendak -- 1970 Sylvester and the magic pebble / William Steig -- 1982 Jumanji / Chris Van Allsburg -- 1992 Tuesday / David Wiesner -- 2004 The man who walked between the towers / Mordicai Gerstein -- Caldecott Medal winners, 1938-2007
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
Expanded 2008 ed.
Extent
55 p.
Isbn
9780802797049
Lccn
2007023132
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • ocn141483775
  • (OCoLC)141483775
Label
A Caldecott celebration : seven artists and their paths to the Caldecott medal, Leonard S. Marcus
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Preface to the expanded 2008 edition -- Introduction -- 1942 Make way for ducklings / Robert McCloskey -- 1955 Cinderella; or, the little glass slipper / Marcia Brown -- 1964 Where the wild things are / Maurice Sendak -- 1970 Sylvester and the magic pebble / William Steig -- 1982 Jumanji / Chris Van Allsburg -- 1992 Tuesday / David Wiesner -- 2004 The man who walked between the towers / Mordicai Gerstein -- Caldecott Medal winners, 1938-2007
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
Expanded 2008 ed.
Extent
55 p.
Isbn
9780802797049
Lccn
2007023132
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • ocn141483775
  • (OCoLC)141483775

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