A New Deal for the Nursery: Golden Books and the Democratization of American Children's Book Publishing

In this illustrated presentation, renowned historian Leonard S. Marcus tells the behind-the-scenes tale of the visionary enterprise that brought together top-flight artists, writers, and marketing wizards to make Golden Books a household name. Marcus is one of the world’s leading writers about children’s books and the people who create them. He is the author of Margaret Wise Brown: Awakened by the Moon, The Annotated Phantom Tollbooth, and Golden Legacy: The Story of Golden Books.
 

Leonard Marcus

Leonard Marcus

Registration

  • The online illustrated presentation is free
  • Registration is required
  • Upon registration you will receive an email with a secure Zoom link to participate
  • Wednesday, February 2, 7:30 p.m. EST