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9780763692582

Helen Oxenbury: A Life in Illustration

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  • ISBN13:

    9780763692582

  • ISBN10:

    0763692581

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2019-04-09
  • Publisher: Candlewick

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Summary

A fascinating, beautiful, and definitive account of the life of esteemed artist Helen Oxenbury.

Filled with insights that span Helen Oxenbury's life — from her early childhood through a career in children's books that started in the 1960s and is still going strong today — here is an exquisitely designed and thoroughly entertaining celebration of one of the finest illustrators of our time. Written by acclaimed author Leonard S. Marcus, Helen Oxenbury: A Life in Illustration is a keepsake that is sure to engage and delight everyone from scholars to art aficionados, as well as the many fans who have grown up with Helen Oxenbury’s enchanting books.

Author Biography

Leonard S. Marcus is one of the world’s leading writers about children's books and their illustration. His many books include The Wand in the Word: Conversations with Writers of Fantasy; Funny Business: Conversations with Writers of Comedy; Show Me a Story! Why Picture Books Matter: Conversations with 21 of the World’s Most Celebrated Illustrators; and Comics Confidential: Thirteen Graphic Novelists Talk Story, Craft, and Life Outside the Box. His essays, interviews, and reviews appear in the New York Times Book Review and the Horn Bookmagazine. He also teaches children's literature and child development at New York University. Leonard Marcus lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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