As chair of the Eric Carle Museum’s Carle Honors Committee and as founder of the awards, Leonard takes an active role in choosing each year’s winners. The Carle awards are unique in [...]
In an essay published in the December 22, 2019 print edition of the New York Times Book Review, Leonard makes the case for re-thinking the Caldecott Medal, the world’s first award for [...]
On November 14, the Shanghai-based Chen Bochui Foundation presented its annual awards in children’s literature–China’s oldest–at the Boashan International Folk Arts [...]
This free public program will take a closer look at the key issues surrounding diversity in the children's books that set out most directly to propose role models for young readers.
The Kerlan Collection's adaptation of the New York Public Library's most viewed exhibition ever continues to draw a wide range of visitors from far and wide and to generate lively discussion [...]
Helen Oxenbury: A Life in Illustration was a long time in the making. This conversation with Gillian Engberg highlights the challenges of crafting a true portrait of an artist whose now-classic [...]
The Bologna Children's Book Fair's exciting, overflow crowd program "Black Books Matter" opened up a vigorous and intensely peronal discussion that attendees from many countries were clearly [...]
Chairing the Carle Honors Committee of the Eric Carle Museum of Museum of Picture Book Art continues to be a deeply satisfying way to help recognize the most innovative efforts of artists, [...]
The Eric Carle Museum celebrates the graphic novel's coming of age with its first exhibition devoted to this flourishing art form, which young people everywhere have wholeheartedly embraced.
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