(Candlewick, 2012)
In-depth interviews with 21 of classic modern and contemporary picture book artists, including Maurice Sendak, Robert McCloskey, William Steig, Eric Carle, Helen Oxenbury, John Burningham, Mitsumasa Anno, and more.

Hear Leonard discuss the vital importance of children’s picture books here.

‘This fine resource [will] inspire, inform, and delight those of any age who are engaged in or by the arts.” — Joanna Rudge Long, The Horn Book

“Compelling” — Booklist

“Fascinating insights into the lives of picture-book creators and the format itself.” — Kirkus

“Let us just say for the record that Leonard Marcus is a national treasure.” — Julie Danielson, Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast

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