(Frances Foster/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013)

The illustrated story of the brilliant Victorian sketch artist and doodler who transformed children’s literature by inventing the picture book as we know it today.

Hear Leonard discuss Randolph Caldecott’s signal achievement with Caldecott Medal winner Brian Selznick here.

“An exemplary juvenile biography.” – Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Superb . . . This beautifully designed and illustrated large-format volume is a worthy tribute to the man who remains a giant in the world of children’s literature.” – Booklist (starred review)

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